Ministers slam CAP reform blueprint

01 April 1998

Ministers slam CAP reform blueprint

EUROPEAN Union (EU) members denounced the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform blueprint yesterday, in an attack led by Germany, Spain and Ireland.

Even countries which indicated general support made it clear at the Brussels meeting that they wanted substantial changes.

The United Kingdom and Denmark were broadly in favour of the reforms, although the UK thinks the proposed changes to the dairy regime are too timid.

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