Our policy work and lobbying successes benefit all our members. We use your experiences and your concerns to inform what we do and to support our efforts to moderate or modify legislation and regulations which impact on our members and their businesses.
Our policies encompass all aspects of landownership and rural life with a particular focus on the protection of private property rights and the facilitation of rural economic development.
In the South West, your regional team provides advice and rural representation as well as a range of social and professional benefits for over 5,000 members in:
Each county has a Branch Committee with representatives from the membership. Committee members are the eyes and ears of the CLA in each county and form an important role in formulating national policy, ensuring views and concerns of members in the South West are taken into account with CLA national lobbying.
Branch Committees meet before each CLA Council meeting three times a year.
To find out who is on your branch committee and discover some of the issues that have been raised recently, visit the relevant page.
President: Rupert Hanbury-Tenison
Chairman: Trish Stone
Vice Chairman: Jan Trefusis
President: Ralph Rayner
Chairman: James Whilding
Vice Chairman: Craig Hodgson
President: James Selby Bennett
Chairman: Will Bond
Vice Chairman: Sophie Alexander
President: Sir Henry Elwes KCVO JP
Chairman: Robert Killen
Vice Chairman: Thomas Jenner-Fust