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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07524: Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 24 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many officials in its Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities Directorate are working full-time or full-time equivalent on preparing for the devolution to Scotland of EU powers over farming.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 8 March 2017

Agriculture is already a devolved area. Staff across the Scottish Government Directorates are working in support of Cabinet Secretaries and Ministers on Scotland’s place in Europe.