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Former Defra minister Richard Benyon has called for the farm subsidy system to be scrapped in favour of a more sustainable way of supporting producers Mr Benyon, Conservative MP for Newbury, is a graduate of the Royal Agricultural College and served as a Defra minister from 2010 to 2013. The current system of farm support was unsustainable in the long term and Brexit provided the ideal opportunity for reform, he said. “A Remainer though I was, there is an opportunity […]
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