UK Best Gamekeeper of the Year Hails from Skye

Delighted today to have lodged the motion below recognising the endeavours of Scott Mackenzie who won UK Gamekeeper of the Year at the 2019 British Shooting Awards in Birmingham.

Motion Number: S5M-15951
Lodged By: Rhoda Grant
Date Lodged: 21/02/2019

Title: Scott Mackenzie, Best Gamekeeper in the UK

Motion Text:
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.