FT get leaked speech...

B'o'B

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Arable Farmer
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Rutland
Link to a Finacial Times article about the government plans for subs over the next few years 😢 Apparently they have been leaked the speech George Eustice is going to give on Monday

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Sid

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Livestock Farmer
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South Molton
Source is FT


However, under the plans seen by the Financial Times, English farmers currently receiving more than £30,000 a year are set to face cuts even higher than 50 per cent by 2024, with the slice of payments between £30,000 and £50,000 to be cut by 55 per cent from their pre-Brexit rates, the portion up to £150,000 to be cut by 65 per cent, and any payments beyond that to be slashed by 70 per cent.
 

Sid

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Livestock Farmer
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South Molton
Given the author of the speech, why am I not surprised?:(

We’ve taken back control though.👍
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Hindsight

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Lincolnshire
Source is FT


However, under the plans seen by the Financial Times, English farmers currently receiving more than £30,000 a year are set to face cuts even higher than 50 per cent by 2024, with the slice of payments between £30,000 and £50,000 to be cut by 55 per cent from their pre-Brexit rates, the portion up to £150,000 to be cut by 65 per cent, and any payments beyond that to be slashed by 70 per cent.

That is about the rate of reduction expected though, isn't it? Phasing out by 2027. Possibly a bit faster than some commentators were forecasting - but tied into payments for CSS and ELMS?
 

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
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