Monthly Archives: March 2016


Dogs – tick-borne diseases – pet passport scheme “flawed”

PRESS RELEASE 22 March, 2016. Dogs – tick-borne diseases - pet passport scheme “flawed”   There is a flaw in the Pet Passport scheme that must be corrected, says Patron of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Sir Roger Gale.  Speaking following receipt of written answers to two parliamentary questions (below) tabled following and outbreak [...]

The Environment Secretary joined by leading women in farming to celebrate International Women’s Day

Leading women farmers from around the country joined the Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss on March 8th to celebrate women’s contributions to British farming. Among those joining the Environment Secretary to mark International Women’s Day were Lynsey Martin, a young beef and sheep farmer and chair of Chair of Agriculture and Rural Issues Steering [...]

Zac Goldsmith brings country to city with farms pledge, March 7th

Zac Goldsmith has pledged to bring the countryside into the city by setting up 100 “pocket farms” in primary schools during his first year in office. The Tory mayoral candidate said he would fund green spaces for children to grow their own food, raise chickens or learn about the great outdoors. He would establish [...]

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