British farmers ripped off by MAFF, say Tories


29 April 1998


British farmers ripped off by MAFF, say Tories



LABOUR has ripped off Britains farmers, accuses shadow farm minister Michael Jack.

Mr Jack, who is calling for a change of heart from Government or a change of minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF), claims the department deliberately held back £139 million-worth of support from Britains hard-pressed farmers.

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