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.
Plymouth farmer Jon Andrews gets European grants to help create habitat for species like the highly endangered cirl bunting. Many farmers like him say their very survival depends on getting the grants.
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