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EFRA committee examine CAP

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environment-food-and-rural-affairs-committee/news/efra-committee-announce-evidence-line-up-for-inquiry-into-implementation-of-cap-/

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection Ass shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection Ass  shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation and how it is driving a loss of competitive position of EU farmers and growers versus rest of the world producers .

http://www.ecpa.eu/news-item/agriculture-today/10-02-2013/794/crop-protection-rd-declining-europe-new-study-shows?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTGX,1

 

Natural Capital Committee report Could give significant grief to NFU /CLA/ Mr Osborne and some comfort to green lobby / Mr Clegg !!

 

The Natural Capital Committee was one of the commitments in the White paper, established to give independent advice to Government on the state of England’s natural capital.

It is the first of its kind in the world. Our remit is to help the Government better understand how the state of the natural environment affects the performance of the economy and wellbeing and to provide advice on how to manage our „natural wealth‟ in an efficient and sustainable way.

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Why the Natural Capital Committee has a problem !

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The EU Council view of their present position

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