Policy

Devolved nations demand greater say on post-Brexit farm policy

Pressure is mounting for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to be given full control over agricultural support once the UK leaves the EU.

A recent report from the Welsh Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee insisted that the UK government should commit to present levels of funding for agriculture.

While it may be necessary for a UK-wide framework for food safety and animal welfare, it says “these must be agreed by all UK governments – not imposed from the centre”.

(Source: Farmers Weekly)

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