Tell MPs to save the Agricultural Wages Board! Fair sustainable food needs a skilled workforce

At Incredible Edible Mytholm’s Growing Futures Field Day yesterday, Charlie Clutterbuck explained why the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) is worth saving from the Coalition Government’s “bonfire of the quangos”,  and that people can urge MPs to vote against its abolition when the proposal comes back to the House of Commons on April 16th.

Save the Agricultural Wages Board

You can use the Save the AWB site for information. LibDem MPs can vote against abolition, as it is not in either their Manifesto nor the Coalition Agreement. Our Tory MP Craig Whittaker will no doubt toe the party line, but it’s always worth letting our MP know if you don’t agree with that.

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