Suckler Beef Climate Group Programme Board


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The Programme Board (launched November 2020) built on the work of the Suckler Beef Climate Group, which published its recommendations to Ministers in October 2020.

The Board was established to provide advice and oversight to the Scottish Government on the implementation of the Suckler Beef Climate Group’s recommendations for a Suckler Beef Climate Scheme (SBCS).


  • Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism (co-chair)
  • Jim Walker, Farmer (Co-chair)
  • Claire Simonetta, Farmer
  • Alan Clarke, QMS
  • Sarah Millar, QMS
  • Tim Bailey, SAOS
  • Pat Lambert, Farmer
  • Steven Thomson, SRUC
  • Andrew Moxey, Pareto Consulting
  • Claudia Rowse, NatureScot
  • Neil Wilson, IAAS
  • Scott Walker, NFUS
  • Andy McGowan, SAMW                                
  • Bob Yuill, ScotEID/SAOS
  • Andrew Lacey, SRUC
  • Scottish Government Officials


Suckler Beef Climate Group Programme Board: terms of reference

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