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More than one in three farmers could go bust unless the government replaces subsidies lost once the UK leaves the EU, claim the Liberal Democrats. More than 2,500 farms in north-west England alone go into the red if farm support payments are removed, said Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, Cumbria. UK farmers receive between £2.4bn/year and £3bn/year in subsidies under the CAP. See also: Chancellor promises to maintain farm support Last month, the government pledged […]
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