Owen Paterson © David Hartley/REX/Shutterstock
The EU has become a “museum of world farming” and the UK must leave it to embrace new technology, increase food production and help the environment, according to former Defra secretary Owen Paterson. Mr Paterson, a leading figure in the Vote Leave campaign, delivered his verdict at a Brexit debate hosted by the Crop Protection Association (CPA) in London on Thursday (12 May). The North Shropshire MP, who was sacked as Defra secretary in July 2014 after two years in […]
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