Chamber meets Lord Smith

Directors and 12 leading members of the Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce (SBCC) met Lord Smith ,who is heading up the Westminster commision looking into further devolved powers for the Scottish Parliament following the referendum, to put forward the views of local businesses.

Topics under discussion during the meeting at the Tontine Hotel, Peebles, last week, ranged from the current system of business rates, agriculture, environment, renewable energy and transport to corporation and income tax levels and tourism.