Government and Brexit news around the UK

28 November 2020

£95m shortfall in funding 'a bitter blow' for Welsh farming

27 November 2020

It comes at a 'critical and extremely uncertain time'

Easing turkey worker rules 'puts economy above health', peers warn

27 November 2020

Workers from areas with 'very high infection levels'

Cut to Wales' farming budget branded a 'Brexit betrayal'

26 November 2020

Farmers say spending review has 'betrayed' them

Defra sets out changes to ear tags from 1 January

26 November 2020

Government issues new guidance for exporters

Spending review 'will do nothing' to boost rural growth

25 November 2020

CLA criticises Rishi Sunak's spending review

UK secures temporary rollover trade deal with Canada

24 November 2020

Farmers will continue to benefit from zero tariffs

Devolved regions demand clarity on future farm funding

24 November 2020

Farmers 'must not be losers' in battle over funding

UK-EU trade deal 'critical to the survival' of Welsh farmers

23 November 2020

Farming groups urge PM to avoid no-deal

Farmers 'lack confidence' on future ELMS scheme, survey finds

21 November 2020

Farmers have concerns about how it will operate

Welsh government unveils measures to simplify farm support

19 November 2020

Simplified approach to post-2021 farm payments

PM pledges to rewild 30,000 football pitches worth of countryside

19 November 2020

PM unveils new plan for 'green industrial revolution'

Scottish growers call for 'sector specific' seasonal work scheme

18 November 2020

100% of growers rely on non-UK seasonal workers

Sheep farmers 'enraged' by Eustice's no-deal comments

17 November 2020

Defra Secretary under fire for his Brexit comments

Ag Bill secures fairer share of red meat levy for GB nations

17 November 2020

Direct control over home-generated levies

'Laughable': Farmers criticise George Eustice's lamb tariff claims

16 November 2020

Farmers have reacted angrily to his TV comments

Free service for farmers who trade between GB and NI

15 November 2020

Farmers urged to sign up to 'essential' service

'Hard work starts now', pig sector says as Ag Bill becomes law

14 November 2020

'Still much to do' to develop post-Brexit policy

Farm leaders call for clear Brexit plans or risk 'disruption'

13 November 2020

UK Farming Roundtable calls for 'clear roadmaps'

Pig sector calls for urgency over 'severe' EU trade situation

12 November 2020

Sector may be left without UK-EU trade post-Brexit

Ag Bill becomes law but 'substantial unknowns' remain

12 November 2020

Savills says there is 'still much to be defined'

Agriculture Bill gains Royal Assent as farmers prepare for 'new era'

12 November 2020

Bill sets out new support for farmers post-CAP

Do not fear Brexit trade deals, Tony Abbott tells UK farmers

11 November 2020

Former PM says UK farmers should not worry

Quick transition from BPS 'risks farms going out of business'

11 November 2020

Farmers send letter of warning to 200 rural MPs

Farmers will get 'better deal' post-Brexit, Defra minister says

6 November 2020

Farming minister says standards won't be lowered

Fewer CAP inspections from 2021 for Scottish farms

6 November 2020

Scottish govt simplifies CAP post-2021

Brexit and Covid to dominate NFU Cymru's annual conference

5 November 2020

Welsh farming industry currently at 'pivotal time'

MPs vote down crucial food standards amendment

5 November 2020

MPs again reject Ag Bill amendment 16B

Welsh govt urged to incentivise higher farm welfare

4 November 2020

RSPCA urges Wales to 'seize opportunity'

1,000 farmers call on MPs to back UK standards

4 November 2020

Ag Bill returns back to House of Commons

Industry slams govt refusal to prioritise fresh meat at ports

3 November 2020

£8.7bn trade will 'run into brick wall'