The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
Posts Tagged: Farming
Rebecca Pow: Managed decline isn’t enough – we must leave the environment in a better state than we found it
The Government has rightly become more ambitious – but there is still further to go.
Subsidies, tariffs or lowering standards are not the answer. There is a conservative solution.
Warwick Lightfoot: The right post-Brexit farming policy could unleash agricultural innovation and lighten the load on consumers
Reform must be phased, to allow farmers to adapt, but it will pay dividends.
The Article 50 clock is ticking – their departments must waste no more time in preparing the agricultural sector for the challenges and opportunities posed by global trade.
In pitching to the environmental movement, Gove seeks allies in the forthcoming debate about farm subsidies
If wealthy landowners fight to retain their CAP subsidies, then support for reform from the green movement could come in handy.
“Leaving the EU gives us a once in a lifetime opportunity to reform…how we care for our land, our rivers and our seas.”
Zac Goldsmith: Why I seek to become Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee
Brexit brings unique challenges and opportunities. And my background in campaigning on environmental issues equips me for the job.
Also: Welsh Government want you to tell them how they can tax you into a better person; donor transparency for Ulster; and SNP shielded from EU fine by London.
“We can ensure after we leave the European Union that standards of animal welfare in Britain are higher than ever before.”
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
Allie Renison: Government must listen to business when preparing for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit
The absence of a comprehensive agreement would not be apocalyptic, but it would involve many complexities.
Our departure from the EU is an opportunity to emerge from a period of great national change stronger and more prosperous than ever before.
A joint response to our series on WTO by a former Director-General of that organisation and a former Australian Ambassador to it – via Policy Exchange.