The Rural Services Network has called the Government's response to a Sunday newspaper article "nothing more than a smokescreen designed to mask the real issue facing rural council tax payers".
Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has pledged to provide certainty for the rural sector as the UK leaves the EU.
THE Rural Services Network has warned the government to ensure that rural communities don't miss out on measures contained in its Autumn Statement.
THE government has guaranteed to continue funding rural development projects signed while the UK is still in the European Union.
RURAL people should have the same opportunities as people in cities, Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has said.
THE government has announced a revaluation of business rates – a review it says will ensure fairer bills.
Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell has pledged that a future Labour government will revitalise Britain's rural communities.
Countryside communities must join forces to secure a fair deal from the government following Brexit, the Rural Services Network has warned.
RURAL communities are preparing to seize the opportunites from Brexit following the UK's decision to to leave the European Union.
The government has been warned not to withdraw vital funding from rural communities as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
Leaving the European Union will cost one of England's most rural counties £350m, according to estimates published by the local authority.
THE government will continue funding European projects after the UK leaves the EU – so long as they are signed before this year's Autumn Statement.