George Eustice© Tim Scrivener
First details have emerged of a plan for British agriculture if the UK leaves the EU after a summer referendum. Fledgling policies – including the possibility of area payments to farmers – were outlined by Defra minister George Eustice to reporters and delegates during a session at the NFU annual conference in Birmingham on Wednesday (24 February). Mr Eustice said: “You would probably keep something similar to an area payment but you might look at accreditation schemes that farmers could enrol […]
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