David RichardsonDavid Richardson
NFU president Meurig Raymond has pleaded with Secretary of State for Defra, Liz Truss, to ensure this year’s direct payments to farmers are on time. “As we stand today”, he said, opening the recent NFU conference, “direct payments are vital to many farmers.” They are, he said, “a lifeline against volatility” because “the market isn’t working”. See also: Have your say on this column on our forum He had previously said “the NFU’s position is that we don’t want to be […]
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