Best of 2007 – Arable Farmer Focus columnist quotes of the year on politicians, RPA and other influencers

Our Arable Farmer Focus writers always provide an entertaining take on farm life each week – here’s a selection of their best comments on POLITICIANS, RPA AND OTHER INFLUENCERS.

“First Beckett and her former department create the balls-up and then they want us to pay for it.” Matthew Dale (9 March)

“We still haven’t received our 2006 single farm payment.” Allan Chambers (13 April)

Peter Hogg

“Now that Tony is about to step down I no longer need to keep a bucket by the radio or television.” Peter Hogg (8 June)

“‘Pathetic’ is the only way to describe Lord Rooker’s failure to respond to requests for early delivery of SFS payments.” David Greasby (2 November)

“There is seemingly no end to the queue of mad officials hell-bent on closing us all down.” Peter Hogg (23 November)

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