Comments on: UK agriculture must ‘invest to compete’ after Brexit, say industry leaders https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/uk-agriculture-must-invest-to-compete-after-brexit-say-industry-leaders/ EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:16:36 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Mike Parr https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/uk-agriculture-must-invest-to-compete-after-brexit-say-industry-leaders/#comment-332804 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:23:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204965#comment-332804 UK farming subsidies: non-means tested welfare for the already wealthy. In fairness farmers vote Tory & thus why would the tories reform the subsidy regime (regardless of Uk in or out). No, this is Mr Gov attempting to curry favour with Uk serfs. Other observation: any meaningful reform would need to address the fact that the current subsidy regieme funds farming methods which directly lead to flooding (which is then compensated by another subsidy system). Tories: perpetually living in La la Land & proposing policies to suit..

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