What do we want from a British Food, Farming, Environment (and rural communities) Policy?

In a recent article in the Huffington Post Ross Murray, President of the Country Land and Business Association, outlined some brief thoughts regarding a future British policy for ‘Food, Farming and the Environment’. He called on Andrea Leadsom and Defra not to ‘lose momentum’ and to ‘make an early commitment’ to establish a new Food,Continue reading “What do we want from a British Food, Farming, Environment (and rural communities) Policy?”

Leadsom takes over at Defra

As predicted, it’s all change at Defra as former Conservative leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom takes the helm from Liz Truss, who has moved to Justice. Social media was full of opinion yesterday afternoon as the news spread and I must admit that I took part in the debate along with thousands of others. Some ‘tweeters’ pointedContinue reading “Leadsom takes over at Defra”

Changes ahead at DEFRA?

It has been a messy few weeks in politics. That’s for sure. The uncertainty that Brexit has brought about seems to have turned everything that we previously knew upside down and despite people like Tim Worstall remaining blindly optimistic about the future of food in this country (see especially his comments on a recent FoodContinue reading “Changes ahead at DEFRA?”