TOM consultation ends but meat industry requires more detail
Many questions remain for industry before the introduction of controls on imports from the EU from 31st October 2023.
NSA calls for more clarity over Northern Ireland Windsor Framework
The National Sheep Association (NSA) is urgently calling for more detail on the potential for the easing of trade in breeding sheep between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
New ‘Windsor framework’ agreed on NI protocol
An agreement to overcome the trade barriers with Northern Ireland since Brexit has been announced by Prime Minster, Rishi Sunak. It will be called the ‘new Windsor framework.’
Impact of Brexit on breeding pig exports “disastrous,” Minister hears
Pig breeders tell Minister the impact of Brexit on the ability of UK breeding companies to sell their stock abroad has been a “disaster.”
NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals
The National Sheep Association has confirmed it is adding its support to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s recommendation to Government to formally commit to upholding animal welfare and environmental standards in all post Brexit trade deals.
DUP minister orders halt to Irish Sea border checks
Edwin Poots, DUP Agriculture Minister, ordered his officials to stop Irish Sea border checks on goods on Wednesday 2nd February – however, checks continued on Thursday as Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan resigned.