Archive for August, 2016

Defra publish a very comprehensive consultants report on local food and its relevance to tourism

Case studies from already developed tourism destinations but in depth comments which could apply nationally

http://randd.defra.gov.uk/Default.aspx?Menu=Menu&Module=More&Location=None&Completed=0&ProjectID=19432

 

 

The Treasury Commitment on EU rural and science funds. Very good for birds and insects , good for farmers , an opportunity for science but restrictive on general rural communities (ESIF and Leader) which have an autumn timeline for approvals

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/545767/CST_letter_to_SoS_for_DExEU_August_2016.PDF

‘The House of Lords debate the shape of farming/rural after Brexit ‘

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2016-07-21a.782.0&s=rural+affairs#g786.0