Sheep standing in front of a stone wall© Wayne Hutchinson/FLPA/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
Farm payments should be directed towards individual projects which deliver defined and specific environmental benefits, according to a government adviser on Brexit policy. Under this post-Brexit scenario, Dieter Helm, professor of economics at Oxford University, said farmers would have to bid for contracts to undertake environmental work. For example, public money could be channeled to park authorities to put works out for public tender, such as repairing dry stone walls. See also: Conservative MPs call for greener farm subsidies “The […]
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