Opinions

Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement

Amid all the noise around the draft EU withdrawal agreement, it is worth pointing out that this deal at its heart aims to protect jobs and avoid a damaging ‘no deal’ scenario.
 

Online Retailer's Tax

In reply to many emails about a “so-called Amazon tax”, I agree with the principle that online retailers must pay a fair share of  tax.  I and other colleagues recently met with Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the government is considering this area.

Plant Breeding is Key

Colin stated "28 years in the AgriFood industry has shown me plant breeding is key."

"It’s good for health and the environment that we invent new and exciting plants particularly vegetables."