We have a new Defra secretary in Andrea Leadsom who is convinced that farm subsidies must be abolished. Ms Leadsom’s convictions are alarming, so let’s hope that, once she is more familiar with her new brief, she can be persuaded to moderate the absurd free-trade rhetoric and concentrate more on realising British agriculture’s true potential.   As it happens, I have just visited a country whose agriculture could be used as a model for Britain.  See also: Read more from all […]
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