Michael GoveMichael Gove © Richard Stanton
Government proposals to slash direct payments for the largest landowners could free up £150m for the environment and other public goods in the first year of the transition period after Brexit. This is the stark message from Defra secretary Michael Gove as he launched a consultation on Tuesday (27 February), which seeks industry views to help shape the future of farming and the environment in England after Brexit. The long-anticipated consultation paper is the pre-cursor to promised legislation that is […]
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