Commissioner, your cap won't fit

Carr, Stephen
November 2007
Crops;11/24/2007, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents a letter from the author to Mariann Fischer Boel, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, suggesting that the European Union's proposal to introduce a progressive "cap" on annual payments above €100,000 from 2008 is thoroughly misguided. The author describes the difficulties that the proposal will create for parties that have transferred single farm payment (SFP) entitlements over the past three years.


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