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.


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Governmental updates relating to Brexit

Brexit Tracker: LIVE TABLE

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.

Edibles and ornamentals focus

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Most HortWeek readers believe Labour will general election

Three-quarters of readers answering a HortWeek poll believe Labour will win the next general election.


EXCLUSIVE: Defra responds negatively to Lords horticulture report + industry reaction

In its delayed response Defra has rejected many recommendations made by the House of Lords following its inquiry into horticulture during 2023.


HortWeek survey shows 93% believe new Border Control Points will be bad for plant imports

More than nine in 10 of those who responded to a HortWeek survey on the impact of Border Control Posts on plant imports say the impact will be negative.

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