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TFA Lobbying #14 – TFA Agriculture Bill Briefing for the Second Reading in the House of Lords
5th Jun

2020

TFA briefing circulated in advance of the Second Reading in the House of Lords. To read, click on the link below and then the thumbnail image:20June10Agriculture_Bill_Second_Reading_HofL_Briefing

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3rd Jun

2020

Read this week’s TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/2MmjJZv Top Stories Include: *Government Updates Its Covid-19 Advice and Guidance to Landlords and Tenants *Seasonal Workers to be Exempt from Quarantine *RPA Farm Inspections to ...

TFA Blog #08 – MPs Fail to Deliver Safeguards for Food Standards in Trade
1st Jun

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 26 May 2020.   I have spent nearly 30 years lobbying Governments of various ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/26 – Peers Must Be Given Time and Space to Scrutinise the Agricultural Bill
1st Jun

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has cautioned that the next stage of the Agriculture Bill must not be rushed in the House of Lords. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “Everyone recognises how vital this piece of legislation ...

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27th May

2020

Read this week’s TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/2TIlYtU Top Stories Include: *Ag Bill Progresses to House of Lords *AHDB Launches New Portal to Help Shift Backlog of Potatoes *Prince Charles Provides Boost of Interest for Welsh ...

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20th May

2020

Read this week’s TFA e-News here: https://bit.ly/2To88Nl Top Stories Include: * The Agriculture Bill Completes Its Stages in the House of Commons * Welsh Parliament Committee Endorses TFA Cymru Views on the UK Agriculture Bill * UK ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/25 – No Excuse for Scheme Payments to Farmers to Be Delayed
18th May

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has said that DEFRA and the Welsh Government must work harder to get scheme payments out to farmers on time. TFA National Chairman, Mark Coulman, said “Even before the country was hit by the ...

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13th May

2020

Welcome to this Week’s TFA e-News click here to read: https://bit.ly/2T0Xzjg Top story: Ag Bill MP Lobbying Latest Covid-19 Updates Including: * Dairy Farmer Grant Support * Changes to Restrictions * Bounce Back Loans and State Aid ...

TFA Lobbying #13 – Joint Letter to MPs on the Agriculture Bill from Farming, Environmental, Animal Welfare and Consumer Groups
13th May

2020

As the Agriculture Bill returns to the House of Commons for its final stages before heading to the House of Lords.  This joint industry letter was circulated to MPs encouraging them to participate in Wednesday’s debate.  To read ...

TFA Lobbying #12 – TFA Agriculture Bill Report Stage Briefing to MPs
12th May

2020

TFA briefing for MP’s in advance of the Report Stage on the Agriculture Bill in the House of Commons.  To read, click on the link below and then the thumbnail image: 20May12Report_stage_brief.

TFA Blog – #07 – Food Retailers Need to Be Sure of Their Moral Compass for Such a Time As This
11th May

2020

This blog is the full (unedited) piece, written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for The Cumberland News and Westmorland Gazette, published on 30 April 2020.   In what seems like a blink of an eye, a threat so small that is to ...

TFA Media Release – MR20/24 – Farming and the Outdoor Economy Could Lead Covid-19 Recovery
11th May

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s statement on planned measures to relax some of the restrictions put in place by the Government to control the spread of Covid-19. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn ...

TFA Lobbying #11 – Letter to Victoria Prentis MP, Calling for Amendments to the Agriculture Bill
7th May

2020

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has written to DEFRA minister, Victoria Prentis MP, to make a plea for the Government to consider important amendments to the Agriculture Bill in light of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the ...