‘What does Brexit mean for farmers?’
On Tuesday 2 October, the APPG for Farming hosted an event at Conservative Party Conference to discuss what Brexit really means for the future success of the farming industry.
The event, hosted in the PLMR Business Hub during Conference, included a strong representation from sector and parliamentary experts and public opinion analysists.
Julian Sturdy MP, Chair of the APPG for Farming
George Eustice MP, Minister of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Neil Parish MP, Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Laura Townsend, Campaigns Director, 38 Degrees
Tim Breitmeyer, CLA President
Neil Carmichael, Secretariat for the APPG for Farming
This discussion provided an opportunity for those in the room to define what the farming sector needs following Brexit, how current and future policy will shape this, and what the public opinion on farming really suggests. It was clear that there is a need for connectivity and support from the...