Brexit has and will fundamentally change the rural economy of the UK, The CLA has been working hard with Government, civil servants, media and other stakeholders to best promote the needs of our members and the landowning community.
These pages will be able to give you an overview of all of the work, and thinking that the CLA has done to push forward policy for life outside of the EU. There are papers on trade, land use, labour and much more.
The Agriculture Bill has been the first piece of legislation on farming for 60 years, and click here for a summary of everything you would need to know on the Bill.
For all of the latest updates on Brexit, check out our blog.
The way that land will be supported post Brexit will be radically different from the previous EU funding. The Government has set out it’s intentions to change to a payments for a public goods model within the Agriculture Bill. The CLA sought to establish what this could look like and put forward the Land Management Contract.
Food Farming and Environmental Policy
The CLA’s vision is for a post-Brexit Food, Farming and Environmental Policy that enables profitable farming through improved agricultural productivity, competitiveness and resilience, as part of a wider thriving rural economy. Below is an outline of how the CLA believes a future policy should be structure. Click here or on the image below to view the full document.
Brexit will of course not just impact on farming and agriculture but areas such as Trade and Labour. Click here to read the CLA’s policy work into this.
Welcome to the CLA’s dedicated page for the Agriculture Bill where you can find everything you need to know about the bill.
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.
With less than 300 working days until we leave the European Union, clarity seems to be increasing on a number of issues but it is decreasing as to how this will affect landowners in Wales. In this briefing we explain the status quo - and point to some of the questions that are arising.
To aid members in preparing for Brexit, the CLA has published a series of monthly articles on preparing for change. The CLA will help you to plan with confidence to get your business ready.
The CLA supports a new policy that delivers both profitable farming and forestry and rewards for the delivery of environmental and other public goods with secure long-term funding.
As the negotiations between the UK and EU continue on the terms of a withdrawal agreement, the Government has produced a series of no deal Brexit guidance.
Find out more on why decisions are being made, the politics behind them and most importantly what the CLA is doing on behalf of its members.
Media releases around the EU Referendum and Brexit.
The CLA's Leave or Remain report set out the decisions that ministers must make to secure the immediate future of the rural economy ahead of the vote to leave the EU.