Countryside Online

A membership for people who are passionate about rural life.

Related Documents ()      Comments () Share what you think
Clock

Brexit, food and farming

Manifesto ask - CAP 2020 reforms_27899

Following the EU referendum last year, Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that she plans to trigger legal proceedings to leave the European Union next month.

With new opportunities on the horizon for the UK – and a complex journey of negotiations to navigate over the coming months – it’s an important time for the country, and for commerce. But what does it mean for British farming?

British farming is the bedrock of the food and drink industry, the UK’s largest manufacturing sector – even bigger than automotive and aerospace put together.

It contributes £108billion to the UK economy, and provides jobs to around 3.9 million people, together helping to sustain our nation’s economic wealth.

Independent organisations like the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) have already highlighted British farming as being as important as the financial services sector in making Brexit a success – demonstrating why British farmers need our support more than ever before. Find out what you can do.

Back British Farming

Back British Farming

Become a member

Spacer

More like this...

New partnership for NFU and The Kennel Club

New partnership for NFU and The Kennel Club

They're simply the best! Discover British apples

They're simply the best! Discover British apples

Who We Are

Who We Are

Who is backing British farming?

Who is backing British farming?

Making the most of your butcher's banter

Making the most of your butcher's banter

Backing British Lamb

Backing British Lamb
Spacer

Have your say on this

Your comment will be checked by our moderation team and may be used in other NFU publications. Commenting guidelines

Post a comment: