Brexit could wipe out Welsh farming, says union

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Publication Date 03/05/2017
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Interview with the President of the Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW), Glyn Roberts, about his fears for agriculture in Wales after the United Kngdom has left the European Union. He called upon the UK government to match subsidies under the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) pound for pound and ensure a long-term transition period.

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FUW: FUW Brexit Briefing, November 2016
FUW: Post-Brexit Wales Agricultural Support
Plaid Cymru: Blog: The Slate, 21/03/2017: Plaid Cymru’s vision for thriving agriculture sector in Wales after Brexit

FUW: News, 18/04/2017: General Election must not distract from Brexit progress FUW says
FUW: News, 03/05/2017: FUW outlines priorities for agriculture in General Election manifesto
NFU Cymru: News, 02/05/2017: NFU Cymru launches its General Election Manifesto
WalesOnline, 03/05/2017: Parts of rural Wales could become wilderness as a result of Brexit, warns farmers' union
WalesOnline, 08/05/2017: Welsh lamb could lose its status after Brexit
FUW: News, 25/07/2017: Rural prosperity focus in FUW meetings with Wales and UK government leaders
WalesOnline, 24/07/2017: Michael Gove refuses to accept Welsh farmers' fears and insists free trade with EU will happen
WalesOnline, 25/07/2017: We asked farmers at the Royal Welsh Show what they really think about Brexit
Wales: Welsh Government: News, 23/07/2017: 'UK Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill could put us back decades' - warns Cabinet Secretary

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