Truss fails to abate fears over impact of the National Living Wage

Horticultural industry representatives were left "disappointed" by Defra secretary Elizabeth Truss's address to last week's NFU conference in Birmingham, in which she avoided committing to any of the measures proposed by the NFU to mitigate the impact on horticulture of the National Living Wage (NLW), due to be introduced in a month's time.

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