EU: EU farming reform plans are on the right lines, says Beckett
European proposals for major changes to the system of farming subsidies under the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) are on the right lines but do not go far enough, Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said today [Wednesday]. Responding to the publication of European Commission (EC) proposals for the Mid-Term Review of the CAP, Beckett said: "To help secure profitable and sustainable farming - and a better deal for consumers and taxpayers - we need radical proposals for change. Today's proposals are consistent with much that we and Sir Don Curry's Policy Commission want to see.
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