Wild flowers growing on field margin © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
The National Trust says the government must keep its promises to fund farming to the same levels after Brexit – but double the amount of money invested in wildlife-friendly schemes.  The trust says affordable, high-quality food can be secured if the government maintains a £3bn annual package for farming. Currently about one-fifth of this money is used to support the environment and rural development. But the trust, which currently receives more than £7.5m in EU subsidies from its 250,000ha of farmland, […]
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