Famers say they need EU grants as letter sent to Prime Minister

Conservation groups and farmers in the West Country have sent a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to do all he can to encourage the European Parliament to continue offering them environmental grants.

They're used by many of our farmers to look after the countryside and wildlife, and many say their very survival depends on getting them. Our reporter John Andrews went to meet one man who relies heavily on the current grants on offer.

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Calls To Protect Euro Grants

Environmental groups and farmers in our region have sent a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to do all he can to encourage the European Parliament to continue offering them environmental grants.