Submitted by: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Thursday, 21 February 2019
Motion reference: S5M-15951
That the Parliament congratulates Scott Mackenzie, who is based at the Fearann Eilean Iarmain Estate on Skye, on being named Best Gamekeeper in the UK at the 2019 Great British Shooting Awards in Birmingham; acknowledges Scott’s commitment and dedication to the land and the environment and his work to ensure the best possible visitor experience for estate visitors; notes his work, and that of the estate, in managing the environment through long-term conservation programmes; acknowledges his key roles in deer management and in being custodian of an iconic landscape and culture, which he helps protect and sustain by working with other estate employees and residents in supporting crofting, farming activities and wildlife, and wishes Scott all the best with his endeavours.
Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Neil Findlay, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Richard Lyle, Gail Ross, David Torrance