Politics

BORN IN THE FIFTIES, GREW UP IN THE SIXTIES, DESPERATE TO GET THINGS RIGHT

As I’m now seriously old – about as old as some of my friends from school – I have just been reflecting on things from the 60s and 70s – that is 1960s and 1970s…

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UK farming’s cost to society

According to the Sunday Times a Treasury committee has found that farming is responsible for £700 million per year of net external costs to society and taxpayers. The Natural Capital Committee (NCC) – made up…

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I read the news today (31/12/16)………

Of course it’s happy new years and good tidings everywhere – well maybe not everywhere; in Italy and the Euro zone the banks are going tits up, not that it will worry the bankers, they…

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I read the news today (30/12/16)……

One of the major players in UK agriculture – the Agriculture, Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has put out for consultation its vision for the future of UK agriculture and horticulture. It’s an old “new vision”, like…

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