Stuart farms 120 hectares in Hertfordshire in partnership with his wife. A third generation arable and livestock farmer at Hammonds End Farm, Harpenden, Stuart has also worked for Defra and the Food Standards Agency and held senior management roles within the meat supply chain.
Stuart was elected to the post of NFU Deputy President in February 2020 after serving two years as Vice President. He now chairs the Liberal Democrats’ newly formed Food and Farming Working Group write the party’s new farming policies
In the margins of the Oxford farming conferences, a consensus emerged between farmers and environmental groups on the future of food, farming, and nature. The consensus is founded upon three shared principles: a healthy natural environment underpins food security, farming has a vital role in producing the food we eat and is also central in […]