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An elderly Wiltshire farmer

Martin Shallcross, an elderly Wiltshire farmer, says that without the EU it would have been impossible to make a living from farming.

My mother (87) found this article in a 2014 edition of the Blackmore Vale Magazine.

We had been discussing how farming might fare with a Brexit when my mother said she recalled a local farmer saying that the EU was essential to the survival of British farming. In no time she emerged from her study - a terrifying space stuffed to the gunnels with books, papers and magazines - with the article.  

No accusations of scaremongering please because this dates from 2014 - long before the EU referendum was on the agenda.


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