Government and Brexit news around the UK

23 August 2019



Corbyn says farmers will bear brunt of 'no-deal carnage'

23 August 2019

Jeremy Corbyn visited a farm in Cumbria

US farmers could 'outcompete' UK farmers, NFU warns

22 August 2019

British farmers fear lower standards

NFU 'concerned' over future of Leave to Remain policy

21 August 2019

UK could scrape migrant policy post-Brexit

No-deal Brexit could cost farming £850m, research shows

21 August 2019

Impact of a no-deal on farm profitability

What does a no-deal Brexit mean for UK dairy?

20 August 2019

Brexit - a no-deal dairy summary

May's 'dead' Withdrawal Agreement 'good news' for farmers

20 August 2019

Owen Paterson slams 'project fear'

Consultation seeks views on radical shake-up of UK food

18 August 2019

Consultation on future of UK food

US farm boss says UK must accept food standards in deal

17 August 2019

Zippy Duvall dismissed UK fears over food

NFU president meets with German counterpart

16 August 2019

They discussed Brexit and climate change

Video: People's Vote use sheep in anti-Brexit London protest

16 August 2019

Anti-Brexit campaigners led sheep around London

Put farming first to boost rural areas, think tank says

16 August 2019

The report criticises current barriers

Brexit: 'Farmers for a People’s Vote' warn of farms failing

15 August 2019

Half of farms could be put out of business

RSPCA warns against Brexit farm deregulation

14 August 2019

Risk of deregulation highlighted

Farmers urge government to revisit Brexit tariff rates

13 August 2019

Calls for 'urgent review' of tariff rates

NFU Cymru concerned at timing of government consultation

12 August 2019

Farmers call the timing 'misjudged'

Rural groups write to PM on no-deal Brexit measures

12 August 2019

'No-deal undesirable but we must be prepared'

'Scare tactics': Union brushes off claims of cow cull after Brexit

12 August 2019

BBC reported 45,000 cows could be culled

Farmers warn of UK food self-sufficiency decline

11 August 2019

Self-sufficiency 'must be kept above 61%'

Top trade adviser says UK 'shouldn't be afraid' of US farm exports

9 August 2019

He said a 'high standard' deal is possible

Govt urged to release plans for no-deal food impact

5 August 2019

It is urged to release known planning assumptions

MPs call for end to 'outdated method' of farm fund allocation

5 August 2019

The method has 'failed' Scotland

PM's 'standoff' with EU could 'devastate' NI farming

2 August 2019

PM warned of vulnerability of NI farming

Alun Cairns accused of 'risking the livelihoods of farmers'

1 August 2019

He said farmers could export to Japan after Brexit

Johnson urged to take on board dairy staffing crisis

1 August 2019

Industry could face 'drastic implications'

Farmers call for 'urgent action' to protect sheep industry

31 July 2019

Farmers are 'hugely alarmed' by recent rhetoric

£500m plan to buy up finished livestock in event of no-deal

31 July 2019

Govt would agree to buy at the point of slaughter

PM visits Wales to garner support for post-Brexit farming

30 July 2019

He says will 'back Britain's great farmers'

Free-range producers look to Brexit compensation

29 July 2019

Free range egg producers prepare for no-deal

Veterinary workforce reinstated to Shortage Occupation List

29 July 2019

Livestock vets applaud the government's decision

No-deal Brexit could 'wipe out' Welsh lamb exports

28 July 2019

Farmers could see 24% drop in prices