Food for thought – Spelman’s speech at Oxford

Posted: January 6th, 2012 | Author: | Comments Off on Food for thought – Spelman’s speech at Oxford

A wordcloud highlights the patriotic farmer-friendly tone of Defra secretary Caroline Spelman’s speech to this year’s Oxford Farming Conference. Read the rest of this entry »


A quiet Oxford life for Caroline Spelman?

Posted: January 3rd, 2012 | Author: | 1 Comment »

DEFRA secretary Caroline Spelman will have a lower profile at this week’s Oxford Farming Conference following her 2011 call for the abolition of farm subsidies. Read the rest of this entry »


Meat on the bones of Defra’s food strategy

Posted: January 7th, 2010 | Author: | Comments Off on Meat on the bones of Defra’s food strategy

Politicians are increasingly using the Oxford Farming Conference as a platform to set the agenda for the agricultural year. Read the rest of this entry »