Prime Minister reaffirms her support for British farming

15 March 2017

Following a question from Victoria Atkins MP (Louth and Horncastle) today during Prime Minister’s Questions, Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to “continue to back British farmers” after Brexit.

CLA President Ross Murray said: “I am delighted the Prime Minister has confirmed her unequivocal backing for British farming. As we move ever closer to Brexit, our farmers need certainty that their quality products and high environmental and welfare standards will continue to play a major role within the UK and EU food chain and beyond.

“Getting our trade deal with the EU right must be the priority. We shall play our part to ensure the Government establishes new international trade deals which benefit farmers and consumers alike and will hold the Government to account to deliver on this commitment.”