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Lobbying and representation

Membership categories: Farmer and Grower
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Working for you


Political representation at European, national and local level. We’re fighting for you where it counts!


The NFU in Westminster:

  • The NFU's Government and Parliamentary Affairs operation represents and promotes the views of the
  • NFU in London to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Monitoring political developments which affect the farming and growing industries.
  • Influencing the political agenda through meetings, briefings and legislative amendments.
  • Lobbying Parliament in line with the NFU's communications strategy.
  • Visit our Westminster pages on NFUonline here.

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The NFU in Brussels:

  • Identifying European proposals that will impact on UK agriculture years before they become law and shaping them for the benefit of our members.
  • Working closely with high level contacts in the European Commission. EU governments, think tanks and other stakeholder groups.
  • Advising UK MEPs how to amend EU policy to support British agriculture.
  • The NFU is an influential member of Copa, the European farmers' organisation, which represents over 13 million European farmers.
  • Visit our Brussels pages on NFUonline here.


NFU Cymru:

  • NFU Cymru is working to secure a better future for Welsh farmers and the wider rural community.
  • NFU Cymru Welsh Council has sole and total independent responsibility for the development of agricultural and rural policy in Wales.
  • Working with politicians and officials at the National Assembly of Wales, the government in London and the European Union in Brussels in order that members' interests are advanced on a whole range of issues.
  • Visit the NFU Cymru website here.

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