The FUW’s policy team are based at the Head Office in Aberystwyth, and are responsible for guiding and collating members’ views through the union’s twelve County Branches and eleven policy committees.

Department staff constantly monitor the latest developments in the agricultural world in order to advise and lobby departments and bodies whose decisions affect Welsh

agriculture. The Department also works closely with the union’s Press Department in developing campaigns that highlight the essential role that agriculture plays in protecting Wales’ environment and sustaining rural communities and culture.

  • Just some of the issues dealt with by the department include: