Professor Fiona Smith explains how beef farming in Ireland would be disrupted by the creation of a hard border with Northern Ireland

Fiona Smith, Professor of International Economic Law at the University of Leeds has been interviewed by Radio 4’s Farming Today Programme about the potential impact Brexit could have on beef farming in Ireland.

Interview here

Fiona will also be speaking on the legal implications of Brexit at N8 AgriFood’s annual conference 13-14 June in Liverpool – Theme: People, Health and Food Systems.

Post – Brexit food systems and the environment
Chair: Dr Ruth Little, Lecturer in Human Geography, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
-Prof. Alan Matthews, Professor Emeritus of European Agricultural Policy, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Author of reports for the European Parliament on CAP and Brexit
-Prof. Fiona Smith, Professor of International Economic Law, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
-Prof. Sue Hartley, Director, York Environmental Sustainability Institute, UNIVERSITY OF YORK