Scottish Agriculture Minister told he is 'not on top of brief' over Scottish Veterinary Services pledge

Scottish Government has confirmed financial limitations has forced the SNP's to cut plans on the veterinary service

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Tim Eagle, candidate for Highlands and Islands region, accused Scottish Agricultural Minister Jim Fairlie (pictured) of not knowing whether the Scottish Veterinary Service had been scrapped during a debate in Scottish Parliament on May 29. (Jim Fairlie)
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Tim Eagle, candidate for Highlands and Islands region, accused Scottish Agricultural Minister Jim Fairlie (pictured) of not knowing whether the Scottish Veterinary Service had been scrapped during a debate in Scottish Parliament on May 29. (Jim Fairlie)

A Scottish Government Minister has been told he was 'not on top' of his rural brief following questioning on his party's commitment to a veterinary service. Highlands and Islands region candidate Tim...

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