The Union Flag Stands Proudly In Charles Hudson's Field On Wyke Manor Farm Near Pershore In The Vale Of Evesham Worcestershire© Brian Bould/Daily Mail/REX/Shutterstock
Farm subsidies should be refocused after the UK leaves the EU to provide a better balance between support to agriculture and environmental protection, a report by an influential group of MPs has concluded. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) said any new farm subsidies the government introduces to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) “should have clearly defined objectives linked the delivery of public goods”. These include the promotion of biodiversity, preventing flooding and storing carbon “rather than simply providing income […]
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