CRF, a champion for rural communities.
The Conservative Rural Forum is an affiliated member of the Conservative Party and its aim is to promote the rural agenda within the Party and Government.
CRF members and guests recently enjoyed a virtual meeting with Defra Under Secretary of State Victoria Prentis.
The Minister gave an update on current and pending legislation then answered questions on the Rural Payments Agency, the ongoing price talks between milk producers, processors and retailers and also food production.
Increased visitor numbers to the countryside, the Red Tractor Scheme, seasonal agricultural workers and National Parks were also discussed.
CRF look forward to welcoming Under Secretary of State (Environment) Rebecca Pow at a future meeting.
CRF are offering free associate membership for a year.