18-02-2014 01:37 AM | United Kingdom

Scots bid to end slipper farming wins EU support

The Scottish Government’s solution to slipper farming yesterday got the thumbs up from Brussels – and cabinet secretary Richard Lochead also got the backing to take his request to the UK government for an increase in coupled support for Scottish farmers.

The go-ahead for these two key areas of the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform came during a brief meeting with EU farm commissioner Dacian Ciolos.
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