Brexit

Ulster Farmers Union defends its stance on Brexit

Ulster Farmers Union defends its stance on Brexit

The Ulster Farmers’ Union has defended its stance on the EU referendum, in the wake of recent suggestions that it...

May 18, 2016

Sterling may depreciate sharply, warns Bank of England

Sterling may depreciate sharply, warns Bank of England

With the Brexit referendum just six weeks away, the Bank of England has voted unanimously to maintain its bank rate...

May 13, 2016

Leaving the EU a ‘leap in the dark’ for the UK

Leaving the EU a ‘leap in the dark’ for the UK

Leaving the EU is a “leap in the dark and a risk not worth taking”, Elizabeth Truss, Environment Secretary with...

May 13, 2016

‘The interests of UK farmers are best served in the EU’

‘The interests of UK farmers are best served in the EU’

The interests of UK farmers are best served by the UK continuing its membership with the EU, according to the National...

April 19, 2016

‘Leaving the EU is too great a risk for UK farmers’

‘Leaving the EU is too great a risk for UK farmers’

A host of farmers from the UK have said that leaving the EU is a risk that they “cannot afford...

March 8, 2016

Brexit fears for farming presented to Westminster

Brexit fears for farming presented to Westminster

A British secretary of State document presented to Westminster has publicly aired concerns about the impact of Brexit on Northern...

March 4, 2016

British farmers on Brexit: What of future supports and market impacts?

British farmers on Brexit: What of future supports and market impacts?

The future of support payments from the EU and the impact a possible Brexit would have on markets were on...

February 24, 2016

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

Currency exchanges, the mild winter and price-competitive poultry have all fed into the decline in value of UK retail beef...

February 14, 2016

Warning issued over the consequences of Brexit for agriculture

Warning issued over the consequences of Brexit for agriculture

A UK referendum result in favour of a Brexit would have disastrous consequences for agriculture and rural development, Northern Ireland’s...

February 2, 2016

Brexit: Why UK agriculture could be better off outside the EU

Brexit: Why UK agriculture could be better off outside the EU

With a referendum on whether to leave the EU or not looming, the issue of Brexit was discussed at length...

January 10, 2016

The UK outside the EU could not negotiate with the power the EU provides – Phil Hogan

The UK outside the EU could not negotiate with the power the EU provides – Phil Hogan

The EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has asked the Oxford Farming Conference how the UK would fare if it...

January 8, 2016

A Brexit would be ‘detrimental’ for the agri-food sector in the North – O’Neill

A Brexit would be ‘detrimental’ for the agri-food sector in the North – O’Neill

A British exit (Brexit) from the European Union would be detrimental for Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector, according to the North’s...

January 5, 2016

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

The UK could be set to leave the EU, according to the result of a recent poll announced this weekend....

September 7, 2015