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Thirty-six Conservative MPs have written to prime minister Theresa May, urging her to shift farm subsidies post-Brexit towards protecting the environment. In the letter, the MPs urge the prime minister to reaffirm her party’s commitment to environmental policy, calling for “bold and exciting action” in the coming years. In particular, they urge Mrs May to take advantage of the repatriation of the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP), worth about £3bn to UK farmers, and redirect funds “in favour of paying […]
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