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Quarantine Units to come into force in Wales on 12 June


he Welsh Government has announced that Quarantine Units will be introduced in Wales from 12th June.

The introduction of Quarantine Units (QU) will enable keepers to choose between using an approved QU to manage livestock movements or continuing to adhere to the Six Day Standstill (6DSS) on their whole holding. The Welsh Government is hoping the new arrangements will simplify the standstill regime and allow greater flexibility for livestock keepers, while maintaining movement control to prevent the spread of disease. The cost of certification for 18 months, including VAT, is £172.80 for one QU or £244.80 for two. The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Christianne Glossop added: “The alternative arrangements to the Six Day Standstill were developed at the request of, and in close collaboration with the industry. “They have been worked through systematically, and collaboratively, with the support of Independent Veterinary Risk Assessments. “I am confident this additional flexibility addresses and resolves issues raised

by the industry around the Six Day Standstill whilst not increasing the risk of disease spread”.

transition period for quarantine units and approved isolation facilities allowing both to run in parallel.

'Yet to be convinced'

“The lead in time for these changes is insufficient - it is only in the last month that the necessary information to make an application for quarantine units has become available and for many farmers the work required to meet the requirements of the new rules will take time.”

However, farming union NFU Cymru has reiterated a number of concerns over the detailed rules relating to the implementation of the units. NFU Cymru Deputy President John Davies said: “We have consistently argued for quarantine units to have sensible, practical, workable and cost effective rules. “Whilst we are pleased that quarantine units are now available for all classes of livestock, we are yet to be convinced that the current rules fit our core principles and as such we are committed to feeding back the concerns of our members over issues with the implementation of quarantine units. “After a number of delays Welsh Government confirmed earlier this spring that their intention was to introduce quarantine units from June, with approved isolation facilities being removed at the point of implementation of quarantine units. “Given the short time scale and lack of detailed information on the requirements of quarantine units in the public domain, NFU Cymru requested a

'Practicality' Mr Davies NFU Cymru is pleased to see that quarantine units have been approved for all animals to help mitigate against the impact of the six day rule on farming businesses. He continued: “We remain concerned about the practicality over a number of the detailed rules associated with quarantine units. “This will limit take up of quarantine units, thus restricting the ability of farmers to trade as well as having potential serious impacts on the ability of farmers to be able to take stock to agricultural shows this summer. “These are issues that we have consistently raised with Welsh Government and will continue to do so at every available opportunity.”

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AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking for research and industry collaborators to form a five-year Beef Knowledge Partnership focusing on key areas of beef production.


AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking for research and industry collaborators to form a five-year Beef Knowledge Partnership focusing on key areas of beef production. The aim of the £1.5 million project is to devise and implement a programme of research, development and knowledge exchange in two key areas: improving youngstock health and reducing losses due to poor health and disease during the production cycle improving efficiency in the use of feed and forages, including updating nutrition standards for beef cattle. The AHDB Beef & Lamb programme will deliver focused, commercially-relevant, innovative research. The project will

also collect information on new technical developments, improved practices and emerging ideas from across the world. An intensive programme of knowledge exchange will accelerate uptake by farmers, in order to prepare for the challenges facing beef producers in the years ahead. Dr Mary Vickers, AHDB Beef & Lamb senior scientist, said: “Mortality and production loss due to disease have a significant impact on the bottom line, and reduce our competitiveness internationally. Increasing pressure to minimise antibiotic use across the livestock industry means that it is more important than ever to focus on proactive cattle health management. “Food and forage use efficiency is another key factor in sustaining a

profitable beef system. Research on beef ration formulation is now 30 years old, so there is a real need for updating through new research. “A partnership approach provides a flexible means for researchers and the beef industry to work collaboratively. “The five-year term of the agreement means the work being undertaken can respond dynamically to new developments or emerging science.” The Knowledge Partnership will be able to expand on existing AHDB collaborations and will be encouraged to access funding from other sources, such as UK Research Councils, Innovate UK and the industry, to add value to levy spend. Further information on the call and the application process can be found on the AHDB Beef & Lamb website.

Brexit: NOAH’s priorities for the UK animal medicines sector


OAH has set out the priorities needed to deliver a thriving animal health sector following the UK’s exit from the EU.

Commenting after its Board meeting on 1 November, NOAH Chair Cat Sayer said: “The UK must continue to be a vibrant and innovative animal health market, providing opportunities for animal medicines businesses to thrive. “We are in a strong position in the UK to be a global centre of excellence for animal medicines, supporting both innovative product developments and a regulatory model to benefit both local and international trade. We need to ensure that our industry’s needs and priorities are included in discussions on how the UK exit develops,” she said. Following the UK’s exit from the EU, NOAH stresses the need to ensure that measures are in place to facilitate trade and innovation in the animal medicines sector. Future UK regulation

of veterinary medicines must incentivise product research and development – an environment where companies are encouraged to do business in the UK. “The health and welfare of British animals, as well as our public health and food safety need to be safeguarded – our vets and animal keepers need to continue to have access to a wide range of appropriate animal medicines. “And we must not forget our people. The animal medicines industry has many highly skilled roles. Businesses will continue to need to be able to recruit the best,” said Ms Sayer. NOAH has formed a Brexit Task Force from members of its Board, covering the breadth of the UK animal medicines sector which is working to identify the risks but also the opportunities offered by the UK post EU Exit for its members. It includes both UK based and global company heads. The Task Force will represent members’ views and drive policy forward at this crucial time. NOAH is collaborating with partners

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across the animal health sector, including veterinary, human health, agricultural and pets and engaging with relevant government departments to ensure that veterinary medicines are included in future government industrial strategy. “In the UK consumers both encourage and expect high standards of animal welfare in food production and pet owners also want prompt and effective care. UK veterinary surgeons and animal owners need access to a full range of medicines and vaccines to protect animal welfare by preventing disease and treating illness effectively,” added Cat.


nimax launches first sheep bolus with highest trace elements levels

Three of the most important trace elements for sheep can now be delivered in a single bolus thanks to a new product developed by leading UK bolus technology company, Animax Ltd. Tracesure 3-in-1 Sheep & Lamb is the latest addition to Animax’s range of boluses. The company’s veterinary director, Dr Elizabeth Berry, says the product is not only suitable for maintaining normal health, vitality and fertility of adult sheep and rams but can be used on replacement ewe lambs or ram lambs. “Cobalt, selenium and iodine can be given in this combined bolus which has 185mg of cobalt, 100mg of selenium and 660mg of iodine, higher levels than any other bolus on the market!’’ Dr Berry explains. The need for supplementation because of lack of these elements in the diet can be common and necessary with variables including soil type, level of rainfall, grass varieties, forage type and grassland management. Dr Berry says pregnant and growing sheep have a higher need for these trace elements. “They may not obtain enough from their normal diet,’’ she warns. “Tracesure 3-in-1 Sheep & Lamb contains optimum amounts to cover demands during growth, pregnancy and lactation and will provide these for a period of approximately six months.’’

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Brexit ‘offers great opportunity’ for British beef farmers New Holland to demonstrate new combines during harvest tour New Holland to host harvest demonstration tour across UK through August and September Preview of CR and CX combine range upgrades New Holland’s harvest demonstration tour will start in Bicester on 25th July and visit 12 locations across the UK during August and September. The tour will showcase the new CR combine models due to be launched at Agritechnica in November. Both rotary (CR) and mid-range CX models have been upgraded to increase productivity and throughput, whilst maintaining grain quality. Farmers will have the opportunity to ride and drive to get a feel for the new models’ improvements at the tour stops. New additions to mid-range CX5 and CX6 combines include specialised CX5.90 and CX6.90 Laterale models. These machines are perfect for those farming on more extreme terrain


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Brexit ‘offers great opportunity’ for British beef farmers


he chief executive of the National Beef Association (NBA) says Brexit offers a great opportunity for Britain’s beef farmers.

Chris Mallon, who has been the NBA chief executive since 2012, told FarmingUK that leaving the European Union should allow British producers to replace imported beef with meat produced locally to the highest standards in the world. “We are a country that depends on imports at the moment. We have the opportunity after Brexit to replace that with British beef,” said Mr Mallon, who was talking to FarmingUK during the annual Beef Expo event at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire. The NBA’s Beef Expo is an event for the very best in both commercial and pedigree cattle in Britain. It showcases some of the finest examples of British breeding and Chris Mallon said that the quality of British beef is what should make the industry confident about seizing the challenges and opportunities that would emerge from the decision of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the EU. “We produce a very healthy and high quality product in this country,” Mr Mallon said. “That is what consumers want. The British consumer is not going to change overnight from being a well-informed consumer to just buying anything,” he said when asked whether he was concerned about possible trade deals with countries outside the EU opening the UK market to lower quality beef. Low welfare, low standard Some figures in the farming industry have expressed their fears that the Government may be prepared to open up Britain to imports of low welfare, low standard food in return for free trade deals. “We don’t want things like hormone

beef here,” said Mallon. “British farmers want to maintain standards and be world beating. Our Government has to be strong enough to say no to these products. If hormone beef does come in, then we have to make sure that it is labelled clearly so that consumers can see exactly what it is.”

opportunities for British beef producers following Brexit were to be found in the domestic market.

A report by AHDB earlier this year pointed to South America as a possible post-Brexit threat to British beef.

Mr Mallon said that the UK was currently about 70 per cent self-sufficient in beef, so significant volumes of imports found their way onto consumers’ plates. “There is another 30 per cent there that British farmers could be supplying,” he said.

“With the region still holding much untapped potential for increasing productivity, it seems inevitable that the volumes of this low-cost beef on the global market place will increase. This could affect UK producers directly, by competing on the home market, or indirectly via UK export competition,” it said. Fall in value of Sterling The fall in the value of Sterling since the vote to leave the EU has, ironically, helped British exporters, and AHDB’s David Swales has pointed to new opportunities for the meat industry to export to other markets following Brexit. “There is a potentially significant opportunity going forward to establish trade deals where there is growth in the middle class,” he said recently in one report. “At this sort of income level, these consumers will adopt a more Westernised diet, they will have more flexibility over what they spend and will start to eat both meat and dairy products more often. “In the Asia-Pacific area the proportion of these consumers is set to raise sixfold, at the moment there is only one fully-ratified existing agreement in this area, between the EU and South Korea, so there could be major potential for UK trade in the future,” he said. Big opportunities in domestic market Chris Mallon said that export opportunities for the beef industry would be welcome but he felt that the bigger

“Exports are great, especially for the fifth quarter, but we have the best market for beef in the world here in the UK. We need to ensure that it is British beef that supplies that market.”

Chris Mallon the NBA chief executiveChris Mallon the NBA chief executive Driving grain prices The agricultural team at Barclays Bank provided its own take on post-Brexit trade issues in a short analysis in Beef Expo’s event programme. “The effect [is] already seen (positively) in weaker Sterling making imports of beef more expensive to buoy the domestic trade, but also conversely driving up grain price for those needing to buy in grain to finish cattle,” it said. “Likewise, negotiating trade deals - not only for export to ensure British beef is competitive on a global market - but also looking closely at the import side of the equation as far as beef is concerned. “This will be important so that UK produced beef is not at a competitive disadvantage to other world producers, especially with Ireland and other countries, notably South America, who have previously had limited access to UK markets under the wing of the European Union,” said Barclays. This year’s event attracted more than 22 breed societies and more than 250 cattle. Some 120 exhibitors took stands at the show. The event included the National Commercial Cattle Show and the South Devon Performance Championships. It also included the Future Beef Farmer Challenge

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With its makeover completed, the new Amarok arrives sporting a stylish new bumper, elegant fog lights, voguish grille and Bluemotion technology as standard. And while the contemporary, muscular design is hard to ignore, even more irresistible is the new Amarok’s pulling power. The new Euro 6, 3.0 TDI V6 Engine which is standard across all trimlines, can achieve 550 Nm of torque, reaching 62mph in 8.0 secs. For more details, why not call us today or pop into our showroom?

Greenhous Volkswagen Listers Van Centre (Worcestershire) Van Centre (Bilston) Trinity Road, Bilston, Wolverhampton. Telephone: 01902 219303.

Marshall Van Centre Scunthorpe

North Bank, Berry Hill Industrial Estate, Droitwich. Telephone: 01905 412269.

Normanby Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Telephone: 01724 487535.

Find us on your sat-nav using WR9 9AU.

Find us on your sat-nav using DN15 8QZ.

Vindis Van Centre Northampton

Listers Van Centre (Coventry)

Gambrel Road, Weedon Industrial Estate, Northampton. Telephone: 01604 315852.

347-367 Bedworth Road, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands. Telephone: 0247 767 0747.

Find us on your sat-nav using NN5 5BB.

Find us on your sat-nav using CV6 6BN.

Find us on your sat-nav using WV14 7EF.

Greenhous Group Ltd, F Vindis & Sons (Bedford) Ltd, Listers Group Limited and Marshall of Scunthorpe Limited are brokers and not lenders and can introduce you to a limited number of lenders, who may pay us for introducing you to them. *Manufacturer’s on the road recommended retail price incl. first registration fee, delivery to Van Centre, number plates and vehicles excise duty first year. †Calculated at 20% on all products.


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Mark Weatherhead Ltd

St Neots Road, Hardwick, CB23 7QL

01954 210355


#MPG figures are official EU test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results. Official fuel figures for th CO2 emissions 192 - 220g/km.

^ Vehicle shown is an Isuzu D-Max Yukon Double cab. OTR price of £25,141.80. Customer deposit £12,570.90, amount of credit £12,570.90 with 23 monthly is available until March 31st 2017. This credit offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer. This credit offer is only available through Isuzu Financ dealers only. For further details please contact your nearest Isuzu dealership. Isuzu Finance is a trading style of International Motors Finance Limited, regis Vision and all Utah Double cab variants. *3.5 tonne towing applies to all 4x4 models. **125,000 miles/5 year (whichever comes first) warranty applies to all subject to status. Terms and conditions apply.



125,000 MILE


he Isuzu D-Max range in mpg (l/100km): Urban 31.7 - 26.9 (8.9-10.5). Extra Urban 44.1-39.2 (6.4 - 7.2). Combined 38.7 - 33.6 (7.3 - 8.4).

repayments of £523.79. Final payment of £523.73. Total amount payable £25,141.74 over a 24 month hire purchase agreement. Interest free finance offer ce. Offers may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Finance is available to UK residents aged 18 years and over, subject to status. Available at participating stered office at Charterhall House, Charterhall Drive, Chester, Cheshire, CH88 3AN. †Available on Yukon Double cab manual transmission, Yukon Double cab l new Isuzu D-Max models. Special paint finishes extra at £400 excluding VAT. Finance options available at participating dealers, subject to status. Finance




Central Motors

Colin Appleyard Cars

Colin Appleyard Cars

Tel: 01223 633704

Tel: 01460 601049

Tel: 01618 228400

Tel: 01484 829012

158 Shelford Road, Trumpington, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9NE

East Street, Chard, Somerset. TA20 1EP

Cavendish Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. OL6 7QL

Lockwood Road, Folly Hall, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. HD1 3PA

Eaglesham Garage Ltd Helensburgh Subaru

Keith Price Garages

MTC Subaru

Tel: 01355 443054

Tel: 01873 564 018

Tel: 01733 822941

77 Gilmour Street, Eaglesham, Glasgow. G76 0LH

101-103 East Clyde Street, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute. G84 7PJ

Tel: 01436 584326

Llanwenarth Citra, Abergavenny Monmouthshire. NP8 1EP

157 Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. PE7 2AJ

SUBARU FORESTER RANGE Fuel consumption in mpg (l/100km): Urban 25.2-39.8 (11.2-7.1); Extra Urban 40.4-57.6 (7.0-4.9); Combined 33.2-49.6 (8.5-5.7). CO2 Emissions 197-148 g/km. MPG figures are official EU test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results.


Croxdale Subaru

Dales Subaru

Dennis Common

Tel: 01388 881050

Tel: 01282 882815

Tel: 01665 751511

A167, Croxdale, Durham, County Durham. DH6 5HS

439 Colne Road, Kelbrook, Barnoldswick, Lancashire. BB18 6TG

West Road Garage, Longframlington, Morpeth, Northumberland. NE65 8HX


Plymouth Subaru

S & S Services

Tel: 01371 483377

Tel: 01752 522410

Tel: 01292 844294

Dunmow Road, Rayne, Essex. CM77 6SA

118 - 130 Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon. PL7 2HN

8 Old Bridge Road, Heathfield, Ayr, Ayrshire. KA8 9SX

†Every vehicle marketed by Subaru (UK) Ltd, excluding WRX STI, is covered by a 5 Year/100,000 mile (whichever comes sooner) Limited Warranty which comprises of a standard 3 Year/60,000 mile (whichever is sooner) Manufacturer’s Warranty (bumper to bumper, excluding clutch driven plate) and an Extended Warranty (applies to powertrain only) provided by the importer. Vehicle shown is the Subaru Forester 2.0D XC, OTR price of £28,495 plus special paint finish at £550, OTR price includes VAT, delivery, number plates, 12 months road fund licence and first registration fee. Prices correct at time of going to print.


Alan Milne Ltd

Archie Moss

Auto Services (Angus)

Elgin, Morayshire

Coalville, Leicestershire

Perth, Perthshire

01343 323 329

01530 553 783

01738 481 380

Duckworth Isuzu (North)

Duckworth Isuzu (South)

Eaglesham Garage Ltd

Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

Boston, Lincolnshire

Glasgow, Scotland

01673 558 890

01205 535 159

01355 443 050

Oliver Landpower Ltd

Slip End Garages

Threeways Garage Ltd

Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

Luton, Bedfordshire

Abergele, Aberconwy & Colwyn

01923 700 327

01582 788 956

01745 274 290

#Over 40 MPG figure applies to manual transmission models. MPG figures are official EU test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results. Official fuel figures for the Isuzu D-Max range in mpg (l/100km): Urban 30.4 - 38.7 (9.3-7.3). Extra Urban 40.9 - 50.4 (6.9 - 5.6). Combined 36.2 - 45.6 (7.8 - 6.2). CO2 emissions 163 - 205g/km. For full details please contact your local Isuzu dealer or visit



Auto Services (Perth)

B&B Tractors

Browns of Preston

Perth, Perthshire

Fauld Lane, Staffordshire

Preston, Lancashire

01738 481 380

01283 888 078

01772 307 023

Ferndown Commercials

Mark Weatherhead Ltd

Northgate Isuzu

Wimborne, Dorset

Hardwick, Cambridgeshire

Canterbury, Kent

01202 983 319

01954 574 560

01227 213 024

Vale Motors

W H Brand

White Horse Motors

Wincanton, Somerset

Near Spalding, Lincolnshire

Exeter, Devon

01963 834 433

01406 633 120

01392 338 360

TO BOOK A TEST DRIVE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DEALER TODAY †Price shown is an Isuzu D-Max Utah Double Cab CVOTR with manual transmission, automatic transmission also available. Commercial vehicle on the road price includes delivery, number plates, 12 months road fund licence and first registration fee, excludes VAT and mica/metallic paint finish. *3.5 tonne towing applies to all 4x4 models. **125,000 mile/5 year (whichever comes first) warranty applies to all new Isuzu D-Max models. Terms and conditions apply.

Introducing the new Korando 2.2

2 tonne towing capacity

New Korando 2.2 available from



7 in touch screen with iPod & Bluetooth Connectivity

Intelligent 4x4

Increased fuel efficiency

M T Cars

157 Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE7 2AJ 01733 309782


Grovebury Cars

44-46 Grovebury Road Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4SW 01525 378899

2.2 litre diesel engine with 400Nm torque

Ashbank Garage

Ashbank Road, Werrington Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST9 0JS 01782 303926

Fuel consumption figures in mpg: 32.8 (8.6) – 61.4 (4.6). CO2 emissions in g/km: 177-139. Model featured is a Korando 2.2 ELX at £21,495 including optional metallic Working Farmer | *Korando SE including VAT, delivery charge, Road Fund Licence & first registration charge. Prices are correct at the time of going to print, but may be changed at any time. paint priced at|£500.

Hit the high street or the wilderness with Jeep’s legendary capability combined with iconic style and latest technology. Save an additional £2,000* on an award winning Jeep when you test drive in August or September. Choose adventure every day. Book your test drive now.

Chris Variava Nottingham Tel: 0115 855 3060

Northgate Garage Tel: 01227 829930

Hughes Chrysler Jeep Tel: 01494 412069

OFFICIAL FUEL CONSUMPTION FIGURES FOR JEEP RANGE MPG (L.100KM): EXTRA URBAN 29.4 (9.6) – 70.6 (4.0), URBAN 13.9 (20.3) – 55.4 (5.1), COMBINED 20.9 (13.5) – 64.2 (4.4), CO2 EMISSIONS: 315 TO 115 G/KM. Fuel consumption and CO figures are obtained for comparative purposes in accordance with EC directives/regulations and may not be representative of real life driving conditions. Factors such as driving style, 2

weather and road conditions may also have a significant effect on fuel consumption. *£2,000 (inc VAT) test drive offer is available on new Renegade, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models ordered and registered between 1st August 2017 and 30th September 2017. Offer can be used in conjunction with other retail offers. Exclude Personal Contract Hire. Retail customers only. Subject to availability. Participating dealers only. Test drives are subject to Dealer’s discretion, terms and conditions and insurance requirements. Jeep® is a registered trademark of FCA US LLC.



MONTHLY PAYMENTS FROM £449 PLUS DEPOSIT AND OPTIONAL FINAL PAYMENT Get behind the wheel of the Discovery Sport and discover our most versatile compact SUV to date. Featuring Narvik Black exterior enhancements, rear privacy glass and 20 inch five split spoke Gloss Black alloy wheels. HSE Black offers a more striking exterior, emphasising the assertive and confident stance of the vehicle. With a generous loadspace of up to 1,698 litres and the clever option of 5+2 seating, call us to book a test drive and experience the great indoors in style. Call or visit your nearest Guy Salmon Land Rover retailer to book your test drive today.

Discovery Sport HSE Black 180 (7 Seat) Automatic Representative Example of Land Rover Freedom Personal Contract Purchase On the Road Price*


Guy Salmon Deposit Contribution


Customer Deposit


Total Amount of Credit 35 Monthly Payments Final Payment

£32,556 £449 £22,406

Total Amount Payable


Duration of Agreement

36 months

Annual Mileage Allowance

10,000 miles

Excess Mileage Charge

14p per mile

Representative APR


Interest Rate (Fixed)


*The model shown is a Discovery Sport HSE Black 180 (7 Seat) Automatic with optional Firenze Red metallic paint (£640) at an On the Road price of £42,745

Official Fuel Consumption Figures for the Discovery Sport range in mpg (I/100km): Urban 44.1-50.4 (6.4-5.6); Extra Urban 60.1-62.8 (4.7-4.5); Combined 53.3-57.7 (5.3-4.9). CO2 Emissions 139-129 g/km. Official EU Test Figures. For comparative purposes only. Real world figures may differ. Representative Example relates to a Discovery Sport HSE Black 180 (7 Seat) Automatic. 6.9% APR Representative available on new Discovery Sport HSE Black 180 (7 Seat) Automatic models registered between 1st July - 30th September 2017 at participating Retailers only. With Land Rover Freedom Personal Contract Purchase you have the option at the end of the agreement to: (1) return the vehicle and not pay the Optional Final Payment. If the vehicle has exceeded the maximum agreed mileage a charge per excess mile will apply. In this example, 14p per mile will apply to each excess mile above the allowed mileage. If the vehicle is in good condition and has not exceeded the allowed mileage you will have nothing further to pay; (2) pay the Final Payment to own the vehicle or (3) part exchange the vehicle subject to settlement of your existing credit agreement; new credit agreements are subject to status. Representative example is based upon an annual mileage of 10,000 miles. Credit is subject to status and only available to applicants aged 18 and over resident in Mainland UK and N. Ireland. This credit offer is only available through Black Horse Limited trading as Land Rover Financial Services, St William House, Tresillian Terrace, Cardiff CF10 5BH. We can introduce you to Land Rover Financial Services and a limited number of other lenders to provide funding for your vehicle. We may receive commission or other benefits for introducing you to such lenders. Guy Salmon Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for consumer credit brokerage and are not the lender. Details of this and our trading names can be checked via the FCA consumer credit register. Guy Salmon Limited is acting as a credit broker and not a lender. We can introduce you to Land Rover Financial Services and a limited number of other lenders to provide funding for your vehicle. We may receive commission or other benefits for introducing you to such lenders.

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