Historical SPS stays for Wales

Morgan, Gaina
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/2/2008, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports that the European Union (EU) has no plans to impose any change upon Welsh farmers when it works to make the single payment scheme a better tool for supporting farmers, according to EU agriculture commissioner Mariann Fischer-Boel. Speaking against a background of resistance in Wales to any move away from the historical payments on which the Welsh Assembly government entirely bases the system, she explained that the Health Check would give member states the opportunity to reduce the differences between payments to individual farmers.


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