1 November 1996

Closed meeting

LEADING EU farmers and environmentalists met at a closed conference in Brussels this week, organised by the UK Agricultural Reform Group.

The two-day conference, called the Land We Share, was addressed by Prince Charles, EU farm Commissioner, Franz Fischler, and EU environment commissioner, Ritt Bjerregaard. Three farmers and two environmentalists from each EU member state were invited to take part. &#42