British food standards the benchmark for trade deals, says NFU

British food standards the benchmark for trade deals, says NFU

National Farmers Union (NFU) president, Minette Batters, called on the Government to ensure Britain maintains its position as a benchmark for global animal welfare standards amid talks of potential trade deals with the US. Opening the NFU’s annual conference, Batters...
Farmers unions disappointed with immigration policy

Farmers unions disappointed with immigration policy

The National Farmers Union (NFU) and NFU Scotland have criticised the Government’s new immigration policy which will see the introduction of a points based system starting from 2021. The new policy will require EU and non-EU citizens to amass 70 points to be...
Food industry responds to Commons vote

Food industry responds to Commons vote

Members of the food industry have responded to the recent vote in the House of Commons regarding Brexit, calling for more speed in confirming a deal. MPs have voted in favour of re-opening talks with Brussels and against a proposal to delay Brexit in order to prevent...