A senior advisor to the Chancellor has said that the UK’s farming and fishing industries are “not critically important” to the country’s economy, it has been revealed.
French President Emmanual Macron has said he’s “not sure” that an UK-EU trade deal can be reached by the end of the year.
The UK won’t become a world leader in AgriTech without a central site to foster the commercialisation of ideas, explains SmithsonHill.
As the Government's landmark Fisheries Bill passed through the House of Commons this week, Dods Monitoring's Tessa Corina considers the future for the Common Fisheries Policy.
Speaking at the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) annual London Dinner, Lord Gardiner, Minister for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity, highlighted the Government’s close working relationship with the veterinary profession in establishing the UK as the world leader in animal health and welfare.
Last Autumn, Daniella Dos Santos was appointed President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA). With a diversity focussed agenda for the year ahead, PoliticsHome recently spoke with Daniella to learn more about her plans for her Presidency.
The closure of over 3,000 banks across the country makes it more vital than ever to have free ATMs, particularly in rural communities, writes Lord Naseby.
Behind the rhetorical flourishes, Britain and the EU are gearing up for a major tussle over a post-Brexit trade deal. Matt Honeycombe-Foster digs into the detail
Daniella Dos Santos, President of the BVA, has responded to Daniel Zeichner MP.
The Agriculture Bill cannot go forward without safeguards in place to protect British standards, preventing hormone-treated beef or chlorine-washed chicken from coming in and undercutting British farmers, writes Daniel Zeichner MP.
Leo Varadkar has urged Boris Johnson to "tone down the nationalistic rhetoric" as the Prime Minister prepares to make a speech calling for "no alignment" with the European Union after Brexit.
Boris Johnson will declare that he wants "no alignment" between Britain and the European Union in a post-Brexit trade deal.
The EU needs to recognise the mutual advantage of coming to a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with a friendly neighbour, says Owen Paterson MP.
A new law scrapping the automatic right of European boats to fish in British waters is being introduced by the Government.
The Woodland Trust today publishes its Emergency Tree Plan – the first of its kind and a challenge to governments. It sets out how the UK can rapidly increase tree cover to help reach net zero carbon emissions and tackle the declines in wildlife.
NOAH welcomes the publication of the Agriculture Bill today and its recognition of the importance of measures to improve animal health and welfare.
Farmers will be rewarded for protecting the environment and boosting access to the countryside, under plans for a post-Brexit agricultural system being introduced to Parliament on Thursday.
Three leading veterinary bodies have teamed up to produce a series of recommendations to raise the bar on rabbit welfare in the UK.
The Green MP talks to Georgina Bailey about her push for Parliament to be a beacon of sustainability
NOAH has welcomed the commitment to parliamentary time to amend the Veterinary Medicines Regulations in the Queens Speech. The association is pleased to see the strong support for animal welfare and UK science.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called on the government to keep animal welfare high on the agenda during the next Parliament.
Defra has confirmed a case of H5 low pathogenicity avian influenza (H5 LPAI) on a chicken farm in mid-Suffolk. A one-kilometre restriction zone has been put in place around the affected site to limit the risk of the disease spreading.
A Tory candidate in a marginal seat has sparked a row after claiming nuisance neighbours should be forced to live “in a tent, in the middle of a field” and pick crops all day.
A Labour government would launch a crackdown on fox hunting by boosting the number of dedicated officers working on wildlife crimes, the party has announced.