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1000: Conservative's agenda for farming

This paper is summarised from the Conservative Party publication ‘A new age of agriculture - our agenda for British farming’

Year of Publication2010

Including – more British food served in government departments; agreement on country of origin labelling; promote local food networks; improve arrangements for seasonal labour; reduce the burden of legislation, in Europe, with a review of all regulations and by reducing inspections; reform the RPA; abolish the AWB; push for the CAP to be changed to reduce the cost of supporting other countries’ farmers; create rural groups to advise Ministers; introduce badger control as part of a more intensive package to control bovine TB; develop a research agenda; improve farmers’ skills and introduce feed-in tariffs for biogas and heat.

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