MAJOR BOOST TO THE CAMPAIGN FOR A RURAL STRATEGY:
The Independent Food, Farming & Countryside Commission hosted by the RSA in its report launched on Tuesday 16th July ‘Our Future in the Land’ has added its voice to the calls by the RSN and the House of Lords Select Committee for a comprehensive Rural Strategy (more to follow)
He referenced in particular the effect of crime on farming communities and other rural businesses and sought to ‘highlight the significant levels of frustration of those who feel that the police do not have the resources to investigate and deal with rural crime, in the same way that they do in urban areas’.
The article also argues that rural communities lack equal access to police services and criminal justice as they are not a priority for politicians or the police force.
→ Llanelli Herald - Rural crime crisis needs rapid action
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