Countryside Stewardship Funding for Farmers

Countryside Stewardship Funding for Farmers The farming minister George Eustice has today unveiled a fund of £7.2 million to support joint working among farmers to deliver Countryside Stewardship over wider areas.
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Leveson and politics: the danger of backing the wrong horse

David Cameron’s declaration of solidarity with the press initially seemed straightforward, but the pressure is already mountingThose who rely on their political compasses for navigation will find that the needle is spinning wildly. Look at Friday’s Daily Mirror, finding itself siding with David Cameron over the issue of the Leveson inquiry. “The Mirror is Labour’s […]
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George Osborne forced into pasty tax U-turn

Government backs down after weeks of protests over chancellor’s budget measures to alter VAT chargesThe government’s reputation suffered a series of fresh blows as the chancellor, George Osborne, was forced to make two climbdowns over his budget, including scrapping the “pasty tax”.Osborne is to reverse plans to charge VAT on food that is designed to […]
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