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Burns, Brendan
  • Full name: Burns, Brendan
  • Director and senior partner of Burns Burns & Burns; director and owner of Burns-Scotland; former vice chairman and policy chairman of the UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB); former chairman of the UK Forestry Contracting Association (FCA)
  • Group: Employers' Group (Group I)
  • Sections:
    • Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society
    • Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment
    • Consultative Commission on Industrial Change
  • Languages: English
  • Represented Country: United Kingdom
  • Member of the European Economic and Social Committee since: 21/09/2006
  • Biography:
    Immediate past President of the EESC NAT Section (Rural affairs, environment and agriculture) Special interests are in Regional Policy specifically, the economic and social development in Europe's rural remote mountain and island areas. Through my
  • Areas of interest:
    • Agriculture
    • Culture
    • Education, training, youth
    • Enterprise
    • Environment
    • Regional policy
    • Fisheries and maritime affairs
    • Competition
    • Development
    • Energy
    • Information society
  •  Declaration of interests
  • President

      • NAT/738 - Contribution of Europe’s Rural Areas to the 2018 Year of Cultural Heritage
      • NAT/744 - Shortcomings of the EU environmental legislation in the areas of air quality, water and wa
  • Vice President

  • Rapporteur-General

  • Rapporteur

  • Co-rapporteur

  • Member

      • TEN/670 - Weights and dimensions of road vehicles
      • TEN/675 - CO2 standards for lorries
      • Communication Group
      • Group 1 - CCMI Members
      • NAT/739 - Bioeconomy
      • The EESC's SMEs, Professions and Crafts Category
      • Europe 2020 Steering Committee