Prime Minister David Cameron has yet to decide whether the UK will face an in/out EU referendum this year, but former Defra secretary Owen Paterson has already made up his mind on the issue. British farmers would be “better off out”, he says. Given the density of Ukip posters to be seen in farmers’ fields during national elections, it’s clear that many farmers agree. I think they are mistaken. It is easy to take the CAP for granted, but the […]
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