Devon stories mentioning Brexit, 2020-10-14–2020-10-16

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Farmers hit out as MPs reject calls to protect food standards

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Young Farmers' Q&A: Catherine White - 'Local farm shops can only exist with your custom' Mrs Greed, who farms near Exeter, commented: “To find our commitment and long term investment, so blithely and shamefully voted away by Conservative MPs last evening, is an utter betrayal, including those MPs who chose to abstain. “It’s Brexit trade deal desperation, at any cost. Do not doubt for any moment substandard crops and beef, illegal to produce here, will be slipped in through the back door. “The farming community, led by the NFU and president Minette Batters, asked MPs to morally stand up to be counted alongside Neil Parish, Simon Hoare and many others – and do the right thing. “I doubt the far...

Dairy consultation a chance for ‘positive change’ in South West

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Dairy consultation a chance for ‘positive change’ in South West, say farming leaders The sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic News A stock image of a dairy farmer milking cows through a parlour. The disruption to supply chains and drop in demand during the coronavirus lockdown saw many dairy farmers forced to pour milk away (Image: Rob Stothard / Getty Images) Politics, environment, farming and more in your new free Western Morning News newsletter - direct to your inbox every day Sign up When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Pri...

Desire expressed to 'Get Seafront Done' for controversial site

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Desire expressed to 'Get Seafront Done' for controversial Exmouth site It has been called 'The Brexit of Exmouth' with divisions of opinion over Queen's Drive Daniel Clark Local Democracy Reporter 17:41, 15 OCT 2020 Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Politics, environment, farming and more in your new free Western Morning News newsletter - direct to your inbox every day Sign up When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at a...