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NFU President visits Cumbria to tackle farming uncertainty

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The President of the NFU will arrive in Cumbria later today, to talk to farmers about the uncertainty surrounding their farm payments after Brexit.

Meurig Raymond will be meeting NFU members in Kendal and Penrith,

Since leaving the UK voted to leave the EU in June, there's been warnings that some Cumbrian farmers could leave the industry if the government doesn't commit soon to matching EU subsidies.

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Scottish interests to be at the centre of Brexit negotiations

David Mundell Credit: PA

Scottish voices and interests will be at the centre of Brexit negotiations according to the Secretary of State for Scotland.

David Mundell is meeting key groups and sectors in the Scottish economy before the UK holds negotiations to leave the European Union.

The MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweedale says he would be working closely with the Scottish government which has not ruled out a second independence referendum in a bid to maintain the country's links to Europe.

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