Autumn Statement 2014

coins and wheat_275_225Our Submission

The NFU has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of this year’s Autumn Statement. In our submission we have outlined five critical areas to promote investment and prioritise and deliver returns on government spending in relation to the agricultural industry: Taxation tools to improve farm business management of volatility, the introduction of an infrastructure investment allowance, retain an appropriate and consistent level for the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), Government spending on broadband, flooding, and animal health and welfare and the Agri-Tech Strategy and encouraging knowledge exchange.