Blog: David Cameron knows his onions
Catherine Sleep | 11 January 2007
UK Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed this week’s illustrious Oxford Farming Conference. He appeared undaunted by the stature of the conference, now in its 61st year and a key event in the farming calendar.
Clearly unashamed of stating the blindingly obvious, Cameron launched into his speech by declaring: “Farming is about food production”. By jove, I think he's got it. The food industry can heave a sigh of relief. Put that man in charge of the country immediately.
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