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Chancellor Philip Hammond has promised to guarantee funding for all agri-environment schemes drawn up until the UK leaves the EU. Speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham on Monday (3 October), Mr Hammond said his government would continue to fund any EU schemes businesses sign up to before a Brexit, which is predicted to take place in 2019. Until now, the government had not indicated whether future stewardship funding would continue post-Brexit, which had left many applicants in a difficult position. […]
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