Our Issue with the EU
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March 30, 2016
The Referendum on our place in Europe has already brought with it a sense of hysteria, with fear-mongering from those who want to stay in.
“You can’t trust a British government to support our industry.”
“Where would we be without the CAP?”
Many farmers I have spoken t...
March 23, 2016
A vision for a new UK agriculture policy
I regard myself as pro-European. I like the idea of countries cooperating together. After the terrible events in Brussels yesterday, we should stand shoulder to shoulder with Belgium and other partners to confront terrorism. H...
March 20, 2016
I am probably representative of farmers with smaller farms or smallholdings who have dropped out of the complex and time consuming subsidy schemes or even dropped out of farming altogether.
We just want to be outside in the fields producing the best quality food for...
March 16, 2016
Dr Mary Abbott, former editor of Inside Track magazine, on why UK farmers shouldn't heed the scaremongering of the 'Remain' campaign:
David Cameron says UK farmers would suffer outside the EU, but is that true?
The Government paper “The Process for Withdrawing from th...
March 10, 2016
Cambridgeshire arable farmer Colin Barker on why he's voting to leave:
As a farmer, most people would expect me to be in favour of staying in the EU as I receive a cheque from them every year for a not insubstantial amount. However, I have become totally disillusioned...
March 3, 2016
David Cameron describes leaving the EU as a 'leap in the dark' for the UK. And to a certain degree he is right.
However, what those in the 'remain' camp fail to acknowledge is that staying IN the EU would equally be a leap in the dark, but one over which we would have...
June 23, 2016
Farmers for Britain's Michael Seals on the wealth of opportunities that a new UK agricultural policy presents.
June 19, 2016
Brexit is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for significant and much-needed change in the agricultural industry.
June 4, 2016
Derbyshire farmer Nick Adams makes the case for Brexit
May 18, 2016
23-year-old Welsh sheep farmer Jacob Anthony on why he will be voting for Brexit on the 23rd June.
May 14, 2016
Geoff Pickering: The NFU bangs the drum of big business farming - it does not represent me or my views on the EU.
May 11, 2016
Brexit offers great opportunity - now the industry must step up and help shape 'Plan B'
April 28, 2016
What would Brexit mean for farmers' incomes? The NFU Report - What it actually said.
April 17, 2016
Yorkshire farmer George Welby: EU forces Britain to subsidise Irish farmers, undermining UK beef and dairy industries.
April 10, 2016
NFU Brexit Report Summary
April 6, 2016
Brexit could be a leap into the light for UK agriculture
Transcript of George Eustice's speech at the Farmers for Britain launch 23/03/2016
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