YFYFC support of Lancashire amendment limits National Levy rise to 10%

Following a week of heightened media coverage, the awaited National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs was held in Blackpool on Sunday 6th May 2018.

Yorkshire FYFC decided to support Lancashire’s amendment of 10% increase in National levy, much lower than the 30% proposed by NFYFC.

Members from Lancashire, Yorkshire and across England and Wales spoke on behalf of clubs and federations with mixed views.

In the end, the majority decided to increase the National Levy by 10% however, Katy Dutton of Lancashire YFC reiterated Ed Bentley’s words, telling NFYFC they must look at levy on a long term basis, rather than year on year.

Read about this in the press:

Yorkshire Post NFYFC AGM Review

Farmers Guardian National AGM write up

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