Defra this week announced a 12-week consultation on agricultural tenancy legislation, saying it wanted to build on the work of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
TFA Cymru has called for the adoption of recommendations agreed at the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
(TRIG) a year ago.
A recent report by the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
to the Government emphasised the importance of county farms in offering a route into the industry for those who might not otherwise pursue a farming career.
Most proposals by the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
to boost the tenant farm sector have been accepted by Defra, including changes to legislation.
Mr Dunn said the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
proposals were "sensible" and there were also measures Chancellor Philip Hammond could make in the Budget to provide incentives to landlords for longer-term lettings that encouraged good environmental outcomes.
The Tenancy Reform Industry Group
(Trig) report, is in response to Curry Commission recommendations and an economic evaluation by Plymouth University.
A Defra survey earlier this year suggested many tenant farmers felt to support the CFE because restrictions placed upon them by their the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
, said: "Tenants need to explain effectively what the Campaign is and how can benefit the landlord by supporting it.
The reinstatement of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
(TRIG) - an industry-wide initiative which will tackle the need for tenancy reform where it is found that certain aspects of current legislation might be presenting obstacles to the diversification of farm businesses occupying let land and buildings - is being backed by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
CLA president William Worsley said: "The CLA, through the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
, have engaged in sorting out the tenure problems arising from the change.
The TFA and the Tenancy Reform Industry Group
have joined forces to make guidelines for landowners, tenants and graziers to help them reduce the number of problems it says they are likely to face because of the new uplands scheme.