The CLA works with policy makers and politicians at every level, across England, Wales and in Europe.
We raise awareness of the issues affecting our members’ businesses and campaign for changes in the law on these issues.
See below some of our recent lobbying initiatives.
Throughout 2017 the CLA is publishing a ‘How To’ series of documents looking at how we can tackle specific land use and economic challenges post-Brexit.
We are confident in the ability of farmers and rural businesses to create new opportunities in the future outside the EU but there must be a framework in place that allows them to do this.
The rural-digital divide in terms of mobile coverage remains shocking and the CLA is urging Ofcom to force reluctant mobile network operators to improve coverage in rural areas
The 2017 Housing Summit cemented the CLA's position as a leading national voice in the housing debate, and unveiled the CLA policy report on rural housing.
Following thousands of incidents of hare coursing throughout autumn and winter, the CLA has set out an action plan on how to bring those involved to justice before the start of the next season.
The CLA has set out a five-point action plan for how government, farmers, landowners, and rural communities can fight back.
The CLA has responded to Defra's consultation on Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit.
This Welsh Government consultation proposes two schemes to support land management replacing the Common Agricultural Policy subsidy. Read the CLA response here.
Policy reports, consultation responses and political briefings