Members in Scotland are represented by a number of sector specific Scottish committees. Representatives sit on a number of AIC committees and working groups which ensures that information and issues are transferred between both AIC and members in Scotland.
AIC Scotland’s Future Policy aims to provide both a vision for Post-Brexit Scottish Agriculture and sets out clear proposals and practical measures to enable Scottish Agriculture to succeed in the 21st century.
Please find attached the AIC Scotland manifesto for the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary elections scheduled to be held in May of this year. The purpose of this document is to highlight the many and varied issues of strategic importance to our members and the wider agricultural industry.
Robin Barron has been elected as chairman of Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) Scotland, succeeding Stephen Kenyon who has served since April 2017. Sarah Bell of Cefetra was elected as vice-chair.
The Scottish Government have set up a farmer-led arable policy group under the chairmanship of Andrew Moir. Andrew has been in contact with me to encourage AIC Scotland members to feed-in ideas on how we support Scottish arable farmers going forward.
In order to help member businesses prepare for the end of the transition period on the 31 st of December AIC Scotland are providing links to a number of resources which provide access to continually updated guidance as we near the end of the year, this includes information on ‘no deal’ requirements. Please use the links below to access these resources.