Category Archives: Brexit

BREXIT AND THE EQUIVALENCE OF STANDARDS

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 3rd July 2017 One can hear the first post-election murmurings about British farming policy after Brexit and one can see that it is going to be about appealing to the highly … Continue reading

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WILL BREXIT NEED ITS SACRIFICIAL LAMBS?

In these are extraordinary political times, we should ask how British farmers will fare. To begin at the beginning, why was the election called? Was it to strengthen the hand of the British PM in Brussels? Or was the election … Continue reading

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IS IRISH FARMING PREPARED FOR MAJOR CAP REFORM?

Very shortly after I posted to my blog yesterday, I received notification of a blog posting by prof. Alan Matthews; it was about a paper he had co-authored with, among others, prof. Allan Buckwell. The paper can be accessed here … Continue reading

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IS BREXIT REALLY THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM?

The 29th March 2017 has arrived and gone and the United Kingdom has officially filed for divorce. It is a momentous day for the British, the European Union and, most of all, given their one foot firmly planted in either … Continue reading

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