The Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness is
urging banks to ease the pressure they’re putting on farmers over their
financial affairs. The Midlands North-West MEP says farmers are under enough
pressure at the moment with the various challenges in the agricultural
industry. Last month the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee held a
minute’s silence to mark the deaths by suicide of hundreds of farmers across
the EU. Here’s Mairead McGuinness.