Universal Basic Income in Wales

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Arable Farmer
When will I expect my dosh ? :) Will it be soon ?:)

Might make up for the last 20 years where I didn't get a SFP, but still had to explain to all and sundry why farmers receive subsidy.....:sleep:
 

Swarfmonkey

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Location
Hampshire
Another trial where they only bother carrying out the easy bit, namely handing money out. A realistic trial would entail a large group that not only receives it, but also pays for it. That's where it gets politically difficult though, as Nurse Bloggs isn't going to be happy that her tax bill has soared, leaving her worse off overall, so that money can be chucked at Miss Workshy Chav for doing nothing.
 

Johngee

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Livestock Farmer
Location
Llandysul
I suppose they won the election so we’ve got to put up with their policies. One gain will be that there won’t need to be so many bureaucrats to administer the various benefit schemes. Bet Labour would change their minds then!
 

Highland Mule

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Livestock Farmer
When will I expect my dosh ? :) Will it be soon ?:)

Might make up for the last 20 years where I didn't get a SFP, but still had to explain to all and sundry why farmers receive subsidy.....:sleep:

Why on Earth didn’t you just buy entitlement? Surely any businessman would have done that, if they were farming the land. I reckon it’s paid me back around 35% compound interest since I bought them - my only regret being the couple of years it took me to get the funds sorted, after I bought the land.
 
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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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