Politics

Sunday, 25 September 2016 19:49

Labour pledge to revive rural Britain

Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell has pledged that a future Labour government will revitalise Britain's rural communities.

Sunday, 11 September 2016 19:11

'Join forces to secure fair Brexit deal'

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.

Thursday, 25 August 2016 21:22

Cornwall faces £350m Brexit deficit

Leaving the European Union will cost one of England's most rural counties £350m, according to estimates published by the local authority.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 14:54

Government in Brexit funding pledge

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.

Sunday, 31 July 2016 18:58

'Rural boost' from Northern Powerhouse

RURAL communities will benefit from plans to boost economic growth in northern England, says a government minister.

Monday, 11 July 2016 11:23

MPs launch rural tourism inquiry

AN influential committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into the role of tourism in supporting rural growth in England.

RURAL local authorities are seeking assurances that they won't be worse off after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Friday, 01 April 2016 13:24

MPs call for planning policy review

AN influential group of MPs has called for a comprehensive review of national planning policy.

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:38

MPs welcome rural funding plan

Rural MPs have welcomed revised proposals from the government on local authority funding.

Up to 50 Tory MPs are preparing to vote against the government's proposed funding settlement for rural local authorities.