In an interview with the Countryside Alliance, he pledged to make more funds available to address imbalances that affect rural communities and added that rural communities will be ‘central to kick starting the British economy’ after the UK leaves the EU on 31 October.
He recognised that ‘around a third of our businesses are in the countryside’ and pledged to ‘ensure that they have access to superfast broadband by rolling out full fibre eight years ahead of the current target in 2025’.
The article reproduces Johnson’s full interview.
? Farming UK - Boris Johnson's stances on farming and rural issues
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