Jim Fairlie MSP

Jim Fairlie MSP


Jim Fairlie was appointed Minister for Agriculture and Connectivity in February 2024.

Jim Fairlie was born in Perth and has lived and worked in the area all his life.  He began his career as a shepherd before becoming a hill farmer. He built a successful food and events-based catering business and has extensive experience in urban and rural affairs. He was elected to represent Perthshire South and Kinross-shire at the 2021 Scottish Parliament election.

Read more about Jim Fairlie on the Scottish Parliament website.

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