Welsh mountain ewe© REX/Food and Drink
More than 100 Welsh hill farmers have launched a legal challenge over changes to direct payment rules which they say will lead to an “economic cleansing” of the uplands. The group, which calls itself Fairness for the Uplands, is applying for a judicial review of the Welsh government’s decision to introduce a 400-metre altitude line which will split Wales’ moorland in two. See also: TFA fears disaster over moorland payments Land above the line will be paid at €20/ha (£15/ha) […]
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