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From Brexit – to Covid-19 – back to Brexit

IT has led conversations since 2016 – the EU referendum and on-going Brexit process. Four years on, and with a third Prime Minister in charge, talks between the EU and the UK remain volatile....

SAF Preliminary Check Letters issued

As Y Tir went to press the Welsh Government had just issued sAF Preliminary Check Letters on farmers’ RPW Online accounts where they believe errors may have been made on the sAF. Farmers have...

Eco-colonialism and our land

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President In recent years, farmers and others in Wales have begun to use the term ‘eco-colonialism’ to describe the attitudes of some individuals and charities to the land we have...

Call for British Wool Covid-19 support

THe FUW has written to economy Minister, Ken Skates, following the news that British Wool has been denied Covid-19 support through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CIBLs). The Covid-19 pandemic has led to...

Update from our Policy team

by Gareth Parry, FUW Policy Communications Officer TODAY is day 90 of UK lockdown. Plans which will soon allow for non-essential shops to reopen, children to return to school and the abolishment of the...