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Nick von Westenholz 13h
Just in time for - many of the issues already being discussed today by and others were picked up here in my recent chat with
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UK in a Changing EU 14h
. on stage now at , says ’s voice is being heard “at the heart of government”. This blog from NFU's warns of severe impact would have on farmers, food and the environment:
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Kevin Hollinrake 13h
Farmers "concerns have been heard and announcement on new UK tariffs in a no deal scenario - with specific and robust protections for farming - will be made shortly."
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Sandra Nichols 14h
well done president Batters best opening speech in my 24 years at NFU conferences!!
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NFU Political 14h
. now in conversation with - first question: how can we *actually* deliver on Secretary of State's commitment to protecting our food production standards.....let's write it down!
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NFU Political 14h
. says it's critical that *every* MP understands the impact a No Deal Brexit could have on Britain's farmers.
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National Farmers Union 14h
Secretary of State tells "We will not lower our standards in pursuit of trade deals."
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NFU Political 14h
"Every part of a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet can be produced - to the highest standards - by British farmers." - at
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. on : "no one has been clearer that food production and environmental protection should be dual goals of government policy".
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NFU Political 14h
Applause for as he announces"fly-tippers will now face unlimited fines"
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. is now addressing the floor at
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National Farmers Union 14h
4,800 farmers are still waiting for agri-environment payments after delivering their side of the contract but government hasn’t fulfilled its side. “It’s indefensible…to leave people waiting after they have paid out…” tells
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National Farmers Union 14h
. tells “The first responsibility of government is to defend its people, and the second responsibility is to feed its people…Mr Gove you will be the first Secretary of State for 40 years to have the duty of ensuring Britain is fed.”
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Tim Farron Feb 13
I’m honoured to have been elected chair of the new all-party parliamentary group for hill farming. I look forward to working more closely with as well as colleagues from across the house to make sure our hill farmers get the fair deal that they deserve.
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Scott Pepe Feb 12
Fantastic to be at re-launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Hill farming tonight. Thanks for chairing and Farming Minister George Eustice for speaking. launched new 'Manifesto for the Uplands' - read more here:
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National Farmers Union Feb 12
BREAKING: NFU marks the launch of the Hill Farming APPG, which will work towards building a productive, profitable and sustainable uplands sector post-Brexit. Read more here
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Sandra Nichols Feb 8
Very constructive meeting this morning with discussing seasonal labour on fruit and veg farms.
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Scott Pepe Feb 8
Thanks for an excellent farm visit just outside . Plenty of areas to work together: protecting our food, animal welfare and env standards post , reducing food miles, supporting responsible access to the countryside for all
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