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Guidance published on electrical safety standards in private rented sector

Posted by Brian Maxwell on June 5th 2020 in All .

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published guidance on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector for landlords, tenants and local authorities following the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/312) coming into force on 1 June 2020.

The Regulations...

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NFU calls for UK agriculture standards to be protected in post-Brexit trade deals

Posted by Brian Maxwell on March 2nd 2020 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 25 February 2020, NFU President Minette Batters in the opening speech to the NFU's annual conference in Birmingham, challenged the government to use British farm standards as the benchmark for any food imports in future trade deals. Batters stated, "This isn't just about chlorinated chicken. This is about a...

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Defra publishes information about two Countryside Stewardship Grants

Posted by Brian Maxwell on August 9th 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published information about two Countryside Stewardship grants.

The facilitation fund grant application window opened on 5 August.

The facilitation fund grants money to help a group of farmers or land managers work together to improve the natural environment at a landscape scale...

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