Government and Brexit news around the UK

22 July 2019



Scottish farmers warn of no-deal ahead of PM appointment

21 July 2019

Farmers arrived in Westminster to reiterate concerns

Innovative farmers to export salami to global market

20 July 2019

The farmers began rearing pigs in 2010

No-deal Brexit: UK sheep trade would 'fall substantially'

19 July 2019

Farmers would see 'significant upheaval'

Brexit: Mass slaughter of sheep 'disastrous' for farmers

18 July 2019

Destroying sheep post-Brexit is 'worst case scenario'

Dairy imports fall after Brexit build up

17 July 2019

Imports down after UK failed to Brexit in March

Next PM told to lower migrant wage threshold

17 July 2019

Farm bodies favour the reduction of the threshold

Wales Brexit farm subsidy plan delayed until 2021

17 July 2019

Farmers welcome decision to delay 'radical' reform

UK farming must be sustainable by 2030, report says

16 July 2019

Report says next 10 years is 'critical'

Boris Johnson signals possible ban on live exports

12 July 2019

He called it a 'really terrible business'

Small-scale farms 'would solve' environment crisis, group says

11 July 2019

'Radical changes' needed in UK food production

NI farmers 'alarmed' at Johnson's farm subsidy pledge

9 July 2019

Output is 'fairest measure' for allocating UK farm funds

Investment in science must continue after Brexit, NFU says

9 July 2019

Science and innovation 'crucial' to farming’s future

Welsh govt announces Sustainable Farming Scheme plan

9 July 2019

Farmers will be paid to carry out environmental work

No-deal Brexit 'socially and economically disastrous', NFU says

8 July 2019

Farmers 'may go out of business', Minette Batters warned

Farmers blame EU for 'sacrificing' poultry industry

5 July 2019

EU agrees 180,000t of additional meat from Mercosur

Natural England 'failed to deliver' new general licences

4 July 2019

It follows the revocation of three in April

Tory leadership hopefuls share views on rural issues

4 July 2019

From farming to full fibre broadband

Calls for Scottish govt to make up LFASS shortfall

3 July 2019

Gap in funding 'can and must be made good'

Trade expert cautions Hunt's £6bn farm pledge

3 July 2019

There are certain things Hunt 'absolutely cannot do'

UK market just as important as overseas trade, farmers say

2 July 2019

Sheep farmers highlight importance of UK market

Support payments 'must not decrease', NI farmers say

1 July 2019

Any drastic change will have a 'detrimental impact'

Farmers slam EU for signing trade deal with Mercosur

1 July 2019

EU agrees trade deal with South American bloc

Hunt pledges £6bn to help farmers in event of 'no deal'

1 July 2019

Farmers 'face uncertainty' under 'no deal' Brexit, Hunt says

'Chaotic Brexit' in October 'huge risk' to red meat sector

30 June 2019

Exports are worth £187.6 million to the Welsh economy

Beef farmers call for action to re-establish sustainable returns

28 June 2019

'Urgent action needed' to support British beef sector

£31.2m fund to help farmers be greener and produce more

28 June 2019

Farmers set to benefit from major innovations

Gove announces ‘field to fork’ review of UK food system

27 June 2019

Food security and sustainability are priorities

Government 'lacks ambition' in promoting British food abroad

27 June 2019

Awareness of British food internationally is 'low'

Johnson and Hunt urged to back five rural pledges

26 June 2019

Next PM must make a 'public commitment' to rural voters

Brexit: Public say imported food must match UK standards

26 June 2019

Public do not back imports of sub-standard food