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CLA welcomes planning overhaul in levelling up and regeneration bill

CLA welcomes planning overhaul in levelling up and regeneration bill

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) welcomed the new planning measures outlined in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill...

May 11, 2022

Agricultural tenancy: Advice on entering environmental agreements issued

Agricultural tenancy: Advice on entering environmental agreements issued

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) have issued joint advice for landlords and...

March 21, 2022

CLA calls for ‘broken planning system’ to change

CLA calls for ‘broken planning system’ to change

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has today (Monday, March 7) called on the government to overhaul its approach...

March 7, 2022

ELM schemes an ‘important point’ in ag policy development – CLA

ELM schemes an ‘important point’ in ag policy development – CLA

The president of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), Mark Tufnell, has said that today’s announcement of two new...

January 6, 2022

Rural England left behind in Storm Arwen response – CLA

Rural England left behind in Storm Arwen response – CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) believes rural England has been left behind in the government’s “poor response” to...

December 8, 2021

New CLA president puts farmers at the centre of his priorities

New CLA president puts farmers at the centre of his priorities

The incoming president of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is putting farmers at the centre of his goals...

November 12, 2021

Rural businesses set to lose £315 million in aftermath of budget – CLA

Rural businesses set to lose £315 million in aftermath of budget – CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) have found that spending plans under the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) will...

November 8, 2021

CLA launches climate change video competition

CLA launches climate change video competition

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is calling on farmers, land managers and rural business owners to show the...

August 22, 2021

Make teaching the Countryside Code for children compulsory – CLA

Make teaching the Countryside Code for children compulsory – CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has written to the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson again calling on him to...

July 16, 2021

CLA calls for people to avoid using barbecues in the countryside

CLA calls for people to avoid using barbecues in the countryside

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is urging people to avoid using barbecues and lighting fires in the countryside....

May 1, 2021

CLA calls for improved maintenance system to stave off flooding

CLA calls for improved maintenance system to stave off flooding

Undertaking regular maintenance of England’s main rivers would help improve flooding in rural areas, the Country Land and Business Association...

February 5, 2021

‘We do have a problem with peddling misinformation and half-truths’ – CLA on Oatly advertising

‘We do have a problem with peddling misinformation and half-truths’ – CLA on Oatly advertising

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has criticised a new marketing campaign for vegan food brand Oatly for what...

January 20, 2021

CLA warns of crop damage caused by walkers not sticking to paths

CLA warns of crop damage caused by walkers not sticking to paths

Crops are being damaged nationwide as a result of walkers not keeping to public footpaths, the Country Land and Business...

January 19, 2021

Land organisations react to Brexit trade deal

Land organisations react to Brexit trade deal

Land organisations across the UK have responded to the news of a Brexit trade deal that has been reached between...

December 29, 2020

Rural organisations call for lockdown travel guidelines to be reviewed

Rural organisations call for lockdown travel guidelines to be reviewed

Rural bodies are asking the Justice Secretary to urgently review the police’s interpretation of the coronavirus lockdown enforcement measures. It...

April 21, 2020

Public urged to holiday local to help under-threat rural businesses

Public urged to holiday local to help under-threat rural businesses

The millions of people who have had to cancel their Easter holiday plans because of coronavirus have been used to...

April 19, 2020

Calls for ‘Land Army’ to fill UK labour shortfall for harvest

Calls for ‘Land Army’ to fill UK labour shortfall for harvest

Calls have been made for a modern ‘Land Army’ to help save harvests across the country as the agricultural industry...

March 24, 2020

Budget: Red diesel relief stays for farming as Chancellor recognises industry fears

Budget: Red diesel relief stays for farming as Chancellor recognises industry fears

UK farmers will be relieved to hear agricultural tax rebate on red diesel is set to stay as the Chancellor Rishi...

March 12, 2020