VIDEO: Paice farewell to DEFRA’s Spelman

Following the news of DEFRA  secretary Caroline Spelman’s exit from the Cabinet, Farmers Weekly catches up with farm minister Jim Paice at Livestock 2012.

Mr Paice reflects on how it was to work with Mrs Spelman and looks to the political future of farming.

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