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Johnson vows to redress 'historic injustice' and give Scottish farmers £160m

Jul 11, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

BORIS JOHNSON today pledged that Scottish farmers will get £160million in "back payments" they claim should have been handed to them instead of distributed across the UK.

If he becomes Prime Minister, the Tory leadership front-runner said they will receive an amount equivalent to the total amount of the "convergence" funding that was allocated to the UK in 2013.

Mr Johnson also pledged the Scottish Government will be consulted on ways to deliver this funding to Scottish farmers as q...