Agriculture Bill

‘Agriculture Bill clears way for devastating impact on rural communities’ – FUW

‘Agriculture Bill clears way for devastating impact on rural communities’ – FUW

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) says the newly passed Agriculture Act could open the door to devastating impacts on...

November 12, 2020

NFU Scotland welcomes passing of Agriculture Bill

NFU Scotland welcomes passing of Agriculture Bill

NFU Scotland (NFUS) has welcomed the passage of the UK Agriculture Bill in Westminster as a “significant step forward in...

November 12, 2020

‘Agriculture Act marks new era for British food and farming’ – NFU

‘Agriculture Act marks new era for British food and farming’ – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has hailed the introduction of the Agriculture Act as a “landmark moment” for post-Brexit farming,...

November 11, 2020

Agriculture Bill has officially been enacted into UK law

Agriculture Bill has officially been enacted into UK law

Legislation that will safeguard the potential of agriculture has passed into UK law today (Wednesday, November 11). The government’s Agriculture Bill...

November 11, 2020

NFU Scotland urges House of Lords to revisit Agriculture Bill

NFU Scotland urges House of Lords to revisit Agriculture Bill

NFU Scotland is urging members of the House of Lords to revisit a potential amendment to the Agriculture Bill when...

October 20, 2020

‘This government sacrificed our industry at the altar’ – FUW

‘This government sacrificed our industry at the altar’ – FUW

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has reacted with anger and dismay at the House of Commons rejection to enshrine...

October 14, 2020

‘The future of British food and farming is at stake’ – Batters

‘The future of British food and farming is at stake’ – Batters

MPs have rejected an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which would have enshrined food safety by law. The bill will...

October 14, 2020

Agriculture Bill rejection leaves a ‘real risk’ to UK animal welfare standards – NSA

Agriculture Bill rejection leaves a ‘real risk’ to UK animal welfare standards – NSA

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has responded to the vote in the House of Commons on a Lords amendment to...

October 13, 2020

Agriculture Bill result ‘a bitterly disappointing outcome’ – NFU Scotland

Agriculture Bill result ‘a bitterly disappointing outcome’ – NFU Scotland

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has described the result of last night’s vote in the House of Commons on...

October 13, 2020

Agriculture Bill defeat a ‘severe blow’ for animal welfare – BVA

Agriculture Bill defeat a ‘severe blow’ for animal welfare – BVA

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded after a crucial clause that imposes a requirement for agricultural and food imports...

October 13, 2020

‘Denying MPs a vote on Trade Standards Commission is bad for democracy’ – TFA

‘Denying MPs a vote on Trade Standards Commission is bad for democracy’ – TFA

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has criticised a procedural manoeuvre, which will deny MPs the opportunity of voting on a...

October 13, 2020

Tractor demonstration takes place in London in protest of Agriculture Bill

Tractor demonstration takes place in London in protest of Agriculture Bill

A tractor demonstration is taking place in Westminster in London today (October 12) ahead of a vote on the controversial...

October 12, 2020

NFU president to meet Prime Minister Theresa May this week

NFU president to meet Prime Minister Theresa May this week

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Minette Batters has announced that she will meet the Prime Minister at Downing Street this...

June 25, 2018