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Chancellor Philip Hammond’s assurance that following Brexit the Treasury will continue to support agriculture at current levels until 2020 was bound to attract a hostile response from other interest groups. Sure enough, it did. The NHS, of course, wants all the cash that’s not spent on the CAP in future. The National Trust, via its chief executive, Helen Ghosh (formerly head of Defra) suggested CAP policies – which Hammond’s promise endorsed, albeit for a short period – are damaging and should be […]
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