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Scottish Agricultural Wages Board
Secretary - 0300 244 9749
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Scottish Agricultural Wages Board - Annual Report 2016
The Scottish Agricultural Wages Board is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body set up under the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949. The SAWB exists to set minimum rates of pay and other conditions of service for agricultural workers in Scotland.
The SAWB meets 2 times a year in order to determine the minimum gross wages payable to agricultural workers and to set conditions for holiday and sick pay entitlement.
The current minimum rates of pay and other conditions (Published March 2018) are set out in:
The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Order & Guide (No.65)
The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Guide (No.65) - Polish Version
The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Order (No.65) - Polish Version
The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Guide (No.65) - Bulgarian Version
The Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Order (No.65) - Bulgarian Version
Link to the UK National Living Wage
The Board is made up of 1 Chairperson, 4 Independent Members, 6 Members from Unite to represent employees and 6 Members from the National Farmers' Union Scotland and the Scottish Land and Estates to represent employers interests.
The Chair and 4 Independent Members are appointed by Scottish Ministers. The National Farmers’ Union Scotland / Scottish Land and Estates and Unite appoint their own representatives to the Board.
Position on Board 2018
Mr John Menzies
Mr John Connelly
Ms Denise Kazmierczak
Ms Jane Keir
Mrs Afshan Rathore
Mr Scott Walker
Ms Tracy McCullagh
Mr Peter Thomson
Mr John Picken
Ms Jane Stuart-Smith
Mr Jim Winter
Mr Scott Foley
Ms Kelly Graham
Mrs Frances MacKay
Ms Donna Donnelly
Page updated: Monday, April 23, 2018