by Steve Beasant on 20 February, 2018
Commenting on Michael Gove’s speech to the NFU conference, Lib Dem MP Tim Farron said:
“Given that the majority of those who farm the uplands, could not survive without the Basic Payment Scheme, Michael Gove isn’t helping by keeping people guessing.
“Fundamentally the landscape of the Lake District looks the way it does because it’s farmed.
“Local farmers need long term funding guarantees or our landscape will be permanently at risk.”Leave a comment