Title: Chairman of the Council
Political grouping: Independent Group
Parish: Bisbrooke ; Caldecott ; Glaston ; Lyddington ; Seaton ; Stoke Dry ; Thorpe By Water
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Andrew Brown is a Rutland farmer born and bred. He is a past High Sheriff of Rutland. He also sits on the Leicestershire and Rutland bench as a presiding justice in the adult courts. The farm is 60% arable and 40% permanent pasture. The farm is in a major conservation scheme which has planted pollen and nectar strips and wild birdseed plots as well as a 3Ha community woodland. The farm has won several local, regional and national awards for his conservation work whilst maintaining a viable and productive commercial farm.
He hosts school trips and goes into schools to promote British food and farming. He is a former NFU East Midlands Regional Chairman. He is a Professional Fellow of the Institute of Agricultural Management, a member of the Commercial Farmers Group, the Worshipful Company of Farmers and has achieved the status of Chartered Environmentalist. He has been awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Agricultural Societies. He is a Freeman of the City of London, a former Trustee of the Rutland Agricultural Society and of the Leicester Comedy Festival. As well as having an engineering degree he has recently gained a post graduate law degree with merit from De Montfort University. He is currently studying for an LLM in environmental law.