Reprieve for Tir Mynydd scheme--but it won't be pain-free

Davies, Robert
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p6
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The article reports on the deal that permits the rural affairs committee of the Welsh Assembly to determine future payments for farmers in disadvantaged areas. With the agreement, committee members are allowed to revise the spending allowances within the Environment, Planning and Countryside portfolio of 2007/2008. Changes in budget prioritization would mean a decrease in budget in other parts. Committee chairman Glynn Davies stresses that an increased support for hill farming will result to budget cuts elsewhere.


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