Dieter HelmDieter Helm
As Defra continues to take advice on the future shape of a post-Brexit agricultural policy, Dieter Helm, chairman of the Natural Capital Committee, is adamant that direct payments to farmers should be phased out. But what is the rationale for his thinking and how does he see the wider issues around Brexit panning out? Farmers Weekly put these questions to him in an interview. The Natural Capital Committee has recently suggested Pillar 1 direct payments should go, and what money is available […]