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Environment Agency announces more flexible approach to water abstraction

03 August 2018

With the ongoing hot and dry weather conditions, the Environment Agency has announced arrangements to allow farmers to temporarily trade water allowances as set out in their abstraction licences. Further information is available on GOV.UK.

Recharging Rural Report

30 July 2018

The Prince's Countryside Fund and Scotland's Rural College have published "Recharging Rural", a report on the views of those living and working in remote rural communities. A key concern of many communities was the need for investment into transport and digital infrastructure to help them become more viable.

The report can be downloaded from the Prince's Countryside Fund website.

DEFRA announces £45m funding for rural broadband

27 July 2018

DEFRA has announced that an additional £45 million funding is to be made available under the Rural Broadband Infrastructure Scheme. Further information is available on GOV.UK.

Conservative Party vice-chairs resign over Brexit plans

10 July 2018

Two Conservative Party vice-chairs, Maria Caulfield and Ben Bradley, have resigned over Theresa May's Brexit proposals. This follows the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Further details are available on the BBC News website. 

Jeremy Hunt appointed as Foreign Secretary

10 July 2018

Following the resignation of Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary. The new cabinet is meeting at 10 Downing Street this morning. Further information is available on the BBC News website.

Dominic Raab appointed as Brexit Secretary

09 July 2018

Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary following the resignation of David Davis.

CAAV Presidential Team for 2018

02 July 2018

At the 2018 CAAV Annual Conference and AGM in Edinburgh on 29th June 2018, the new Presidential Team for the coming year was elected. Geoff Coster of Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Association was elected President; Geoff works for the Valuation Office Agency in Shrewsbury and is the first public servant to become President of the CAAV. David Brooks of Essex was elected Senior Vice President and Andrew Thomas of South Wales and Monmouthshire is the new Junior Vice-President.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill receives Royal Assent

26 June 2018

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill received Royal Assent earlier today and is now an Act of Parliament. Please see GOV.UK for further information.

DEFRA announces £5.7m funding for farmers affected by Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

21 June 2018

DEFRA has announced a new £5.7m funding package to assist farmers with cattle herds affected by Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD). The funding is being made available under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) over a three year period. Please see GOV.UK for further details.

Scotland confirms LFASS to continue in 2019

21 June 2018

The Scottish Government has stated that support under the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) will continue into 2019 in plans laid out in its post-Brexit transition consultation. It would be paid at 80% of the current rates. Further information is available on the Scottish Government website.

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