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This week has seen the publication of manifestos from the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats – each promising to look after the interests of British farmers. The Conservative’s headline promise was to guarantee current levels of farm support until 2022 – extending the government’s previous commitment to maintain support to 2020. They also pledged to make CCTV in slaughterhouses compulsory and to limit the export of live animals. Labour, meanwhile, has pledged to protect farmers from cheap imports post-Brexit, […]
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