Tenant farmer faced with eviction: "Others are losing their farms but they're scared to speak out"
East Lothian farmer Andrew Stoddart spoke to Commonspace about evictions, rent hikes and the "death of tenant farming"
IT WAS a story that briefly grabbed the media's attention. On 28 November, farmer Andrew Stoddart faced eviction along with his wife and three children. After a flurry of publicity, interviews and a 20,000-strong petition, he was granted a last-minute reprieve - of just two months.
January will see the whole family forced to leave their home; their farm workers, who also have young children, have already gone.