Category Archives: 2017 general election

Brexit one year on: Instability Rules.

  A year ago today I wrote this piece about Turkeys having voted for Christmas. It doesn’t seem a year ago though – more like a decade. The Tory party project to shrink the state, shrink the economy and tear … Continue reading

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Recycle and Re-use: Andrea Leadsom has nothing new to say about the Environment, Food or Farming.

Secretary of State for the Environment Andrea Leadsom, like so many of her Cabinet colleagues, has been missing from this General Election campaign. It’s all been about the PM as President, President May. Leadsom did surface briefly on Monday to … Continue reading

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Tory Manifesto commitments on the environment and farming: is this the end of direct farm subsidies?

  The Tory Manifesto has been published and you can read it here.     “we are committed to grow more, sell more and export more great food.” Does this mean food that isn’t regarded as great will not be … Continue reading

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