Question of the Week

Question of the Week

Columnists

Columnists

Letters

Letters

  • SIR, — Following the front page article in The SF of January 23, I feel there is a rather unbalanced view being put forward regarding last year's changes within SWI.

  • SIR, - I would like to add my name to those objecting to the name change.

  • SIR, - I am writing in response to the article headlined 'Rural rebellion'.

  • SIR, - Re 'Rural rebellion', using publicly available figures it appears that the 'rebranding exercise' for the Rural has resulted in a drop in membership of 11%.

  • SIR, - The Land Reform Bill is going through Stage 2 in Holyrood at present and I was particularly pleased to see two significant amendments introduced for the RACCE committee to consider for introduction to the Bill.

Euro Notebook

Euro Notebook

  • IT SOMETIMES seems that the European Commission is out to convince doubters in the UK to vote 'no' in the referendum on EU membership.

  • WHEN TALK turns to the problems of agriculture it is not long until the 'V word' is used.

  • THEY MAY be the most senior civil servants in Europe, but most EU commissioners come to the job with sound political credentials.

  • THE OLD saying that the 'road to hell is paved with good intentions' often holds true and the French government is facing an investigation by the European Commission for trying to improve prices last year for milk, beef and pork.

  • IT WOULD be difficult to think of a more depressing start to a new year.

Farmer Right-hand Column