Richard Manley – Farming

Richard is a farmer and practising commoner, his cattle grazing out on the northern commons, and is the D.E.F.R.A appointed verderer. His involvement with local interest groups is extensive and include Chairman NFCDA 2000 – 2005; Chairman New Forest Trust 2006 – 2012; founding member of the New Forest Marque; previous member of the New Forest Association.

Richard was instrumental in establishing original Farming Support/Environmental payments SFP/BPS & CSS/HLS and has extensive experience in working at committee level with Govt Depts and at Ministerial level.