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What options for our uplands post-Brexit?

Post-Brexit Government policy could have serious implications for our UK uplands.  These areas are of crucial importance for climate, wildlife, water, recreation, cultural heritage and rural communities.  In a blog for the “Ideas for May’s Ministers” series published by the Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal, Professor of Socio-Technical Innovation Mark Reed advocates taking a precautionary approach that would ensure farm incomes in these fragile areas while providing a renewed focus on wider public benefits.

published on: 27 September 2016