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Trump’s energy policy

The Republican candidate has threatened to scrap the Paris deal and offered support for coal, but is he serious, asks George Robinson. Now that Donald Trump has the required number of delegates to be the Republican candidate for the US presidency, analysts are scrambling to identify just what this might mean for the country and…
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Political Print

DEFRA’s much-awaited Food and Farming Plan could offer strong support for Britain’s embattled farmers – but the EU referendum has put it on the back burner. The EU referendum has much to answer for. Ever since the Remain and Leave campaigns were launched in earnest in February the mill of domestic policy making has ground…
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Why are food firms keeping quiet about an EU exit

Food firms have so far been cagey on EU exit, but for most businesses Britain is surely better in than out. There are no prizes for guessing what issue will be at the axis of British political debate in 2016. Whether Britain should stay in the EU is one of those rare political questions that…
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The Political Print: An Open Letter to Labour

  Dear Labour,   Long time no speak.   First, you must forgive us for spending several of these columns since the election dissecting the Conservative Party’s policies. We hope you’ll understand – they are in government, after all.   Moreover, there’s been so much to discuss with relevance to the foodservice sector: the national…
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