Opinions

Updated Withdrawal Agreement statement from Colin Clark MP

"Before Christmas I declared I will support the Prime Minsters Withdrawal Agreement which protects jobs and fulfils the pledge we made to deliver on the BREXIT referendum.

I respect the 2014 Independence Referendum and the EU referendum. 

2019 New Year Message

It’s a stunning view up to the Glens of Foudland to the West, North to Oldmeldrum, East towards Ellon and the coast and SE towards Aberdeen where I could pick out the A96.

Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement

Amid all the noise around the draft EU withdrawal agreement, it is worth pointing out that this deal at its heart aims to protect jobs and avoid a damaging ‘no deal’ scenario.
 

Online Retailer's Tax

In reply to many emails about a “so-called Amazon tax”, I agree with the principle that online retailers must pay a fair share of  tax.  I and other colleagues recently met with Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the government is considering this area.

Plant Breeding is Key

Colin stated "28 years in the AgriFood industry has shown me plant breeding is key."

"It’s good for health and the environment that we invent new and exciting plants particularly vegetables."