Scottish Land & Estates has welcomed the European Commission’s announcement that it plans to preserve in cash terms the EU budget for farmers and land managers.
Although the Commission's proposal represents a modest reduction in real terms over the seven-year period of the next CAP budget, it is as good an outcome as could have been expected.
Scottish Land & Estates Chairman, Luke Borwick, commented:
“Scottish Land & Estates has been arguing, through the European Landowners’ Organisation, that the EU budget for the CAP must be maintained on the grounds of Food and Environmental Security and the Agriculture Commissioner has listened. To read more click on PDF below.