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Alex Scrivener: It's time for a UK agricultural policy that doesn’t subsidise the rich

Global Justice Now policy officer Alex Scrivener says the EU's Common Agricultural Policy has been a "disaster" and the UK deserves a fairer food system

LET'S get one thing straight: the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) is a disaster. It is essentially a £50bn welfare system for the landed gentry and other big landowners across Europe. 

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