Phil HoganPhil Hogan © David Hartley/REX/Shutterstock
Many Welsh farm businesses would struggle to survive without CAP subsidies if the UK voted to leave the EU, farm commissioner Phil Hogan has warned. During a lively debate in Brecon, Powys, Mr Hogan told farmers that CAP subsidies were “critically important” to farming and rural employment in Wales. With about 60,000 people employed on farms across Wales, the country is a net beneficiary of EU financial support under the CAP, receiving more in EU funding than it contributes. See also: […]
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