We are delighted that the new Ministerial team for this parliamentary session will include two Cabinet Secretaries for rural Scotland.
Fergus Ewing MSP, will be the new Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and connectivity. Mr Ewing’s portfolio will include farming, food, forestry and broadband.
Roseanna Cunningham MSP, returns to the rural portfolio as Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform. Ms Cunningham’s portfolio will include flood prevention, biodiversity and environmental protection.