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Michael Gove pledges his support for The Countryside Matters

Michael Gove, Secretary of State for the Environment, showed his support for our campaign at this year's Yorkshire Show. 

He said that he would stand up for the countryside by "Fighting for those who protect our beautiful environment!"


Tim Farron endorses The Countryside Matters campaign

Tim Farron, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, endorsed The Countryside Matters campaign.

Click here to read why The Countryside Matters to Tim.  

CLA President Ross Murray presents at The Royal Bath and West show

Ross Murray gave a presentation on The Countryside Matters at the Royal Bath and West show, and then hosted a Q&A with NFU Deputy President Minette Batters

Watch Ross' speech here.

CLA President Ross Murray launches The Countryside Matters campaign at Devon Show

CLA President Ross Murray talks about the importance of the CLA's new campaign at the Devon Show, Thursday 18 May.

Watch his speech here.

Make the Countryside Matter

Country Life (17 May) has published an opinion piece by CLA President Ross Murray on why now is the time for everyone, wherever they live, to come together to shape the future of the countryside.

Read the article here. 

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The Countryside Matters trailer is launched

CLA President Ross Murray introduces the Countryside Matters campaign ahead of its official launch at the Devon Show tomorrow, Thursday 18 May.

CLA Launches The Countryside Matters campaign

A new campaign to unite people who love the countryside and believe it is worth investment and should remain a vital national priority has been unveiled by the CLA.

Click here to read more.