Tractors descend on Parliament over ‘betrayal’ of British farmers in post-Brexit trade deals


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A "go slow" convoy of more than 120 tractors is making its way around Westminster tonight as campaigners demand action on food security. Organised by Save British Farming and the Kent Fairness for Farmers group, they are calling for an end to a number of post-Brexit trade deals, which they claim are allowing imports into the country that fall short of UK standards. The campaigners have pointed to deals with New Zealand, Australia, and the CPTPP deal with 11 countries including Canada, Japan and Mexico, as well as saying they are no longer on a level playing field with European...