image_498Ahead of the General Election on 7th May David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage and Leanne Wood have written for us, outlining their thoughts on the countryside and their plans for it. Read on for the articles, and please use our candidates e-lobby facility to lobby your candidates directly, asking them to back our own manifesto. We will bring you each party’s manifesto on publication and will analyse the rural commitments made.