Bew Review funding boost welcomed by SLE

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Scottish Land & Estates has welcomed news that Scottish farmers will receive an extra £51.4 million over the next two years, in addition to the £160m allocated in the Spending Round on Wednesday.

The £51.4m pot of new money comes as the Lord Bew Review of farm funding, commissioned by the UK Government, is published today.

Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director, said: “This is further excellent news for Scottish agriculture following the £160m allocated in the Spending Round on Wednesday.

 “It is important that this funding is used to support the entire sector and encourages innovation as the industry adjusts to the challenges and opportunities ahead.”