The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs consulted on proposals to amend and supplement the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013 (VMR), as they apply in Great Britain. The VMR set out the controls on the marketing, manufacture, distribution, possession and administration of veterinary medicines in Great Britain.
The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on secondary legislation proposals relating to Part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 – the Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development.
The Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into regional imbalances in the UK economy:
- View the inquiry on the UK Parliament's website
- The Law Society of Scotland's response (August 2019)
The National Council of Rural Advisers has issued a consultation in order to explore the opportunities Scotland’s rural economy presents and the potential recommendations for the Scottish Government stemming from these.
The House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee has issued an inquiry to examine the cash machine network in Scotland following an announcement by LINK, the network responsible for 82% of all UK cash machine withdrawals, of a reduction of fees from 25p to 20p per withdrawal.
The Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has issued an inquiry on post-legislative scrutiny. This will allow the Committee to look back and investigate whether established pieces of legislation within its remit are working effectively for the people of Scotland.
The Scottish Government has issued a consultation to seek the views of key stakeholders on the draft guidance about engaging communities in decisions relating to land which may affect communities.