Andrew McCornick is the Regional Chairman for NFU Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway).
He says that although the government aid is welcome, it is not the long term solution:
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The hen harrier was found dead on a grouse moor near a village in Dumfries and Galloway.
The single-decker vehicle crashed through railings and landed on the railway track at Galashiels at 8pm on Sunday. No one was injured.