UK and EU flags flying on poles© Xinhua News Agency/REX Shutterstock
A vote to leave the EU could result in some farms going bankrupt, but leaving could offer long-term benefits to the farming industry, according to a leading agricultural economist. Allan Buckwell, emeritus professor and former chief economist at the Country Land and Business Association, said a vote to leave would cause massive uncertainty and in the short-term greater hardship. However, in the longer-term it could be a significant wake-up call to the UK agricultural industry and could encourage the take-up of […]
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