About Jeremy Moody
Secretary and Adviser to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers since 1995
He has written and spoken widely on agricultural policy, tenancy law, valuation, taxation and other issues with a range of technical texts and articles.
He deals with governments in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Brussels and other bodies on policy and practical matters – now including Brexit and post-Brexit policies - as well as the many practical issues and questions posed by valuers, farmers, property owners and others.
Since the 1980s, he has been active in rural tenancies practice and legislative reform, the development of the Common Agricultural Policy, aspects of rural property and business taxation and more recently renewable energy. energy matters and property, the legal regime for electronic communications apparatus on property, and frameworks for environmental valuations.
The need for farming to have as much flexibility as possible in access to the occupation and use of land to aid improved productivity and innovation – aided by taxation, tenancy law, planning policies to help the right people make the best use of the land. This is not about the ownership of land but about land’s optimum farming use.