Barns and dry stone walls© John Woodworth / robertharding/REX/Shutterstock
Criticism is growing of the National Trust’s call for direct payments to be scrapped and replaced by a post-Brexit agricultural policy that prioritises the environment. The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has become the latest farming group to question the trust’s vision, arguing it would be a “huge mistake” to only focus on domestic environmental outcomes as it would be like a “one-legged stool”. TFA chief executive George Dunn said about one-third of the current annual budget spent through the CAP should be earmarked […]
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