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Farmers in Scotland can expect to receive a cash injection under the terms of the Bew Review, published today (September 6), but the Farmers’ Union of Wales has warned the move could distort the market.
The NFU has hit out at Defra Secretary Michael Gove for failing to offer any support to farmers still suffering from the effects of the summer drought, warning ‘a bit of rain does not wash the problems away’.
Farmers are being put off taking part in enhanced measures designed to stamp out TB because the burden of bureaucracy is too much for them to cope with, according to Cheshire NFU county chairman Phil Latham.
Government austerity cuts which have seen funding for forces in England and Wales slashed by £2.3 billion since 2011, coupled with an under-reporting of crime, have seen the number of rural beat officers reduced