Postponement of the 24/02/2020 West Midlands Regional Seminar

Taking into account the current weather & flooding situation across the country we have decided to postpone the West Midlands Regional Seminar which was supposed to take place this upcoming Monday, 24th of February 2020 at Stafford Borough Council.
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Rural groups write to the Prime Minister about no-deal Brexit

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) have written to the Prime Minister to emphasise that a no-deal Brexit is ‘highly undesirable’ for the rural economy

Farming UK covers the letter, which outlines priority areas for the associations’ members. These include maintaining market access through ensuring continued access to EU markets; longer-term profitability in a no-deal context through a commitment from the Government to consider migrant labour needs and legislation to ban the importation of food produced with techniques banned in the UK.

Tim Breitmeyer, president of the CLA, said the rural sector wants both the UK and EU to return to the negotiating table 'immediately'.

Full articles:

→ Farming Uk - Rural groups write to PM on no-deal Brexit measures

→ The Poultry Site - No Deal "undesirable" for the rural economy but we must be prepared, say CLA and TFA


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