MPs are to hold an inquiry into MAFFs seven agri-environment schemes.
The inquiry, by the agriculture select committee, will examine:
lThe schemes environmental objectives and their likely success in achieving those targets.
lThe effectiveness of MAFFs administration of the scheme.
lLevels of public expenditure.
lPossible reforms and MAFFs future agri-environmental policy.
Evidence (20 copies) should be sent to the clerk of the committee. *