To receive a verbal update.
The Chair of the County Farms Task & Finish Group provided a verbal update of the progress of its review.
The Committee heard that the Group had gathered a lot of information at previous meetings which it was currently considering. The Group have consulted with stakeholders, including the National Farmers Union and the Tenant Farmers Association, and are currently considering their views.
The Group was due to meet again the following day when it would consider the views of existing county farm tenants. One further meeting would take place before the Group submitted its report and recommendations at the 05 December meeting of the Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee.
The Committee noted the update.