30 March 2000
Farm Summit news
Blair unveils British food kitemark, FWi, 30 March 2000
TONY BLAIR has launched a new 2 million kitemark to promote British food at the Downing Street summit with farmers leaders.
Aid for pig and dairy farmers?, FWi, 30 March 2000
PIG and dairy farmers are expected to benefit from an aid package to be announced at the Downing Street summit on Thursday (30 March), it is reported.
Kitemark launch at farm summit, FWi, 29 March 2000
TONY BLAIR will launch a new 2m kitemark to promote British food at the Downing Street summit with farmers leaders on Thursday (30 March).
Family farmers slam farm summit, FWi, 30 March 2000
FAMILY farmers have slammed the Downing Street summit between Tony Blair and industry leaders, saying it will do nothing to help small producers
Family farmers arrange own summit, FWi, 28 March 2000 Tenant farmers want early retirement, FWi, 28 March 2000 Bishops call on Blair for action, FWi, 28 March 2000 NFU offers deal for cash aid, FWi, 28 March 2000 Cash hopes grow for Blair summit, FWi, 24 March 2000
Agrimoney on aid agenda?, FWi, 9 March 2000
FARMERS may be offered short-term aid from the government to tackle the ongoing crisis in the industry, reports the Radio 4 Farming Today programme.
JONATHAN DIMBLEBY, broadcaster and president of the Soil Association, is to chair an alternative farm summit for crisis-hit family farmers.
TENANT farmers facing uncertain old-age want Tony Blair to come up with an early retirement scheme so that they can leave the industry with dignity.
THREE bishops, with other churchmen, have written to Tony Blair ahead of this weeks farming summit urging him to tackle the farming crisis.
THE National Farmers Union has pledged to move away from intensive farming methods in return for a farm aid package from Tony Blair.
HOPES are rising among farm leaders that Tony Blair will announce an aid package at the rural summit in Downing Street next Thursday (30 March).
Family farmers arrange own summit, FWi, 28 March 2000
Tenant farmers want early retirement, FWi, 28 March 2000
Bishops call on Blair for action, FWi, 28 March 2000
NFU offers deal for cash aid, FWi, 28 March 2000
Cash hopes grow for Blair summit, FWi, 24 March 2000
Farm summit for No 10, FWi, 8 March 2000
PRIME Minister Tony Blair has announced he will hold a “farm summit” later this month to discuss the long-term strategy for agriculture.
Government help not ruled out – Gill, FWi, 2 March 2000
NFU president Ben Gill insists the Prime Minister has not ruled out short-term help for farming, despite what many people may have thought.
Blair urges new direction for farming, FWi, 1 February 2000
TONY BLAIR has called for a “partnership for change” between farmers and the Government in an effort to find what he has termed “new direction” for farming.
Give farmers a chance, Blair urged, FWi, 1 February 2000
TONY Blair has been urged to give British farmers a fair chance by helping them break free of one of the worst agricultural depressions in living memory.