New strawberry varieties launched

Rt Hon Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has today launched two new strawberry varieties from the East Malling Strawberry Breeding Programme (EMSBC) based at NIAB EMR.

Congratulations to our new Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected as the leader of the Conservative Party and will become Prime Minister on Wednesday 24th July when Theresa May stands down.  It was a clear result with a very high turnout of 87% of members of the Party voting with Boris securing two thirds of the votes.  Commenting

Yorkshire MPs urge Highways England to think again about A64

North Yorkshire MPs we have written to Highways England to express our “grave concerns” about its assessment of the need and value for money of a proposed dual carriageway between Hopgrove and Barton Hill. We are demanding urgent answers as to why the evaluation has gone from medium to low.