Leading academics on rural policy give evidence to Committee

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10 July 2018

The Select Committee on the Rural Economy questions leading academics about the impact of Government policies on the rural economy


Tuesday 10 July in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45am

  • Professor Janet Dwyer, Professor of Rural Policy, University of Gloucestershire
  • Professor Jeremy Phillipson, Professor of Rural Development, University of Newcastle

Possible questions

  • What Government policies have had the greatest impact on the rural economy?
  • How does land management interact with the rural economy and how has this relationship changed over time?
  • What are the main barriers preventing rural businesses from growing and what should be the Government's top priorities for supporting and promoting rural businesses and the rural economy?
  • Does the Industrial Strategy pay enough attention to the promotion of the wider rural economy, beyond food and farming? 

Further information

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