Owen PatersonOwen Paterson ©Tim Scrivener/Rex/Shutterstock
British farmers would be better off if the UK left the European Union, former Defra secretary Owen Paterson will tell industry leaders. With a promised referendum on the UK’s EU membership due before the end of next year, Mr Paterson will go head-to-head in an in-out debate with European farm commissioner Phil Hogan at the Oxford Farming Conference on Thursday, 7 January. “I believe that the UK has a great future beyond the political arrangements of the European Union,” Mr […]
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