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TFA Media Release MR18/47 – HMRC MUST POSTPONE PLANS FOR “MAKING TAX DIGITAL”
10th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to postpone its plans for the introduction of “Making Tax Digital” which will require the digital recording and submission of VAT returns from 1 April 2019. This ...

TFA Media Release MR18/46 – Eating Meat is Not Damaging the Climate
4th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), has reacted against growing criticism of the UK livestock industry over claims that it is damaging the climate. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “Whilst tenanted holdings are found in all ...

TFA Media Release MR18/45 – TFA Cymru Supports Joint Welsh Government/DEFRA Consultation on Agricultural Tenancies
23rd Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has written to the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to urge the Welsh Government to join with DEFRA in a consultation ...

Media Release – MR18/44 – TFA Supports Option for Lump Sum and Delinked BPS Payments
19th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has spoken out in favour of the proposed plans to allow delinking and consolidation of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments into a lump sum as part of the transition to new agricultural policy in ...

Media Release – MR18/43 – AHDB Needs Overhaul for More Accountability and Levy Payer Value
12th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has called for fundamental change in how AHDB is structured, funded and run to strengthen its accountability to levy payers and to ensure that it is delivering value to the agricultural and ...

Media Release – MR18/42 – A Progressive Farming Industry Needs a Progressive Tenanted Sector
6th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for urgent action from the Government to make necessary changes to the legislative and fiscal frameworks within which agricultural tenancies operate. At least one third of the ...

Media Release – MR18/41 – Agriculture Bill: Farming and Environmental Groups Unite on Crucial Long-term Funding Message
30th Oct

2018

Agriculture Bill: Farming and environmental groups unite on crucial long-term funding message   This event is co-hosted by the CLA, NFU, representatives from Greener UK, Tenant Farmers Association, the National Sheep Association, Soil ...

Media Release – MR18/40 – Farm Tenants Must Not Be Disenfranchised by New Farm Policy in Wales
29th Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has submitted its response to the Welsh Government’s “Brexit and our Land” consultation, warning that an important prerequisite for any new policy framework will be reform to ...

Media Release – MR18/39 – Hammond Must Provide A Better Fiscal Framework for Farm Tenancies
23rd Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to consider in his autumn Budget including much needed reforms to the taxation environment within which rural landlords make decisions about letting land to ...

Media Release – MR1838 – Farm Productivity Must Not Play Second Fiddle to Other Policy Objectives
15th Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) wants to see DEFRA’s future policy for agriculture give greater prominence to matters of raising farm productivity alongside a new scheme to promote payments to deliver environmental and animal ...

Media Release – MR18/37 – Perfect Time for Government to Address Long-Standing Tenanted Farm Issues
8th Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to turn rhetoric into action by bringing forward much needed changes to the legislative and fiscal environments within which agricultural tenancies operate.   TFA ...

Media Release – MR18/36 – Parliament Set to Chart the Course of UK Agriculture Policy for the First Time in a Generation
1st Oct

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has challenged MPs from all Political Parties to work constructively towards creating a new UK agricultural policy as they prepare to debate new legislation in the House of Commons during the Second ...

Media Release – MR18/35 – Warm Words Are No Substitute to Affirmative Action on Farm Tenancies
18th Sep

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has demanded the Government moves quickly to rectify its failure to address much needed changes to the legislative framework for agricultural tenancies.   TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn said, ...