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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-23989

Inveraray's Dougie Ford Wins Prestigious NFUS Award

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Supported by: Miles Briggs, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Kenneth Gibson, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Bill Kidd, Gordon Lindhurst, Richard Lyle, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Margaret Mitchell, Alexander Stewart, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament congratulates Dougie Ford, a farmer from Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, on being the recipient of the Stalwart Award, which is presented annually by NFU Scotland’s Argyll and the Islands Region; understands that he established, from scratch, a successful livestock farming business at High Balantyre Farm in Inveraray; acknowledges that he has, through his commitment to mentoring, provided inspiration and guidance to generations of young farmers in North Argyll who are seeking to set up their own businesses, and wishes him many more successful and inspirational years in his chosen career.