Putting the FIZ into the rural economy – Stuart Goodall, The Scotsman

The Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal was given the go-ahead by Chancellor Philip Hammond last month, and recognises the importance of the forestry and wood processing sector. This huge rural area is home to a widely dispersed and low population of inhabitants and is the location of the greatest concentration of wood manufacturers and related businesses in the UK.

This is an exciting new economic growth deal tying in £345 million of funding from the UK and Scottish governments.  To read the thoughts of Confor’s Chief Executive, Stuart Goodall, in The Scotsman please click here.


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