30 March 1998
EU farm ministers meet

EUROPEAN agriculture ministers meet in Brussels to discuss proposals by the European Commission for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on Tuesday (31 March).

They are likely to be highly critical of plans for big cuts in support prices. But the Commission will argue change is essential to prevent a build-up of food mountains.

  • Financial Times 30/03/98 page 42 (FT Guide to the Week)