Philip Hammond’s cash pledge earns cautious welcome
The Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) yesterday welcomed a reassurance from Chancellor Philip Hammond that funding would continue for new agri-environment agreements starting before Brexit.
The pledge covers all of the UK including the Glastir scheme in Wales, countryside management agreements in Northern Ireland and agri-environment agreements in Scotland.
“This is extremely welcome news to farmers,” says Jeremy Moody, secretary and adviser to the CAAV as, he claimed, it cleared up one of the many areas of uncertainty brought about by Brexit.
“Having such a commitment from... read more
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