Calum Kerr speaking at the Oxford Farming conferenceCalum Kerr © Billypix
Farmers in Scotland could receive higher subsidies than farmers in England after the UK leaves the EU, it has emerged. The Scottish government wants direct subsidies to continue at current levels beyond 2020 – at least until it is clear that producers north of the border can survive without them, reporters were told at the Oxford Farming Conference on Wednesday (4 October). However, Defra wants farmers to move away from direct subsidies after Brexit. Instead, it favours a system that […]
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