Brexiteers promised a new dawn for UK farming, not agricultural Armageddon | Polly Toynbee

A new report sounds the death knell for Britain’s farms in the event of no deal. It’s not the vision our farmers were sold

A small flock of sheep is trotting down Whitehall today to join a meeting of farmers who are coming together to mark the launch of a devastating report on the impact of a no-deal Brexit. The report rings the death knell for upland hill farming, but sheep are only the first in the line of fire: it also warns that half of Britain’s farms would go out of business and calls for a public vote before any Brexit.

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Source: theguardian
Brexiteers promised a new dawn for UK farming, not agricultural Armageddon | Polly Toynbee