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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20277: Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 29 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-19965 by Mairi Gougeon on 27 November 2018, whether the farmer will be given additional compensation, in light of the reported impact on his tourism business because his details were made public.

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon 12 December 2018

The farmer has received compensation for the market value of the cattle that were humanely destroyed. The Scottish Government has no plans to pay further compensation.