Client case study: Farming and Rural Issues Group South East


John Hall chairs the South-East committee for FRIG, which is subscribed to by NFU, CLA, Forestry Commission, Horticultural Trade Association among others and reports to DEFRA.

The organisation provides representation on infrastructure, lobbying, utilities and political issues specifically within a rural context, covering the South-East region of England.

Recent issues include: planning, farming and rural employment, transport & infrastructure, broadband and mobile telecoms, affordable housing and, unsurprisingly, the impacts of Brexit on rural businesses; specifically, continued access to the EU labour market.