Brexit - the impact on horticulture
The latest news on and reaction to the decision to leave the EU and how it is affecting the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
The All-Party Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group (APPGHG) annual reception, which last year saw the launch of an important industry-sizing report, has been postponed until 2020.
Setting out the Government's legislative plan at Parliament's State Opening, the Queen has set out six Brexit-related bills, an environment bill and an agriculture bill.
The Construction Products Association’s (CPA) Autumn Forecasts for construction output growth in 2020 and 2021 have been downgraded from 1.0% and 1.4% to 0.5% and 0.9% respectively from its summer forecasts.
The Government's latest announcement on the minimal tariffs that will apply to food imports from next month in the wake of a no-deal Brexit has brought an angry response from the NFU.
Our live table includes details of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by UK government departments, non-departmental public bodies, devolved administrations and the European Commission and its agencies.
Boris Johnson will have to ask the EU for an extension beyond 31 October after MPs backed a motion designed to rule out a no-deal exit by 322 votes to 306.
If there is a no deal Brexit, the UK will not be implementing the full regulatory package on 14 December as expected but instead, there will be a "more pragmatic" phasing-in of measures that "work for the UK", with details developed "rapidly" once the Brexit outcome is clear.
Biochar suppliers Carbon Gold and Carbofex of Finland have agreed to co-operate to strengthen both companies' positions in the UK and European markets.