MARCH: TOP POST – visitors from seven countries
John McDonnell interview: is Britain ready for a socialist chancellor?
Roy Bentham: “On the cusp of something big”? Jim Pickard, apparently mellowing from earlier attacks on Corbyn, asked the title question in the FT, on 2nd March 2018. Reordered extracts, excluding innuendo
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Labour Country: Shadow Farming and Rural Affairs Minister, David Drew
“Relentless austerity has hit many rural communities hard. Village shops, post offices, pubs and banks have all closed down in rural communities.
“Smaller farms are also disappearing with traditional farming struggling to compete with global food prices”.
As Drew told EURACTIV.com in an interview, Britain needs a real food policy focused on consumer health and self-sufficiency, while ensuring public money gets to the farmers who need it.