Farmers’ money should help steer environmental objectives, MPs hear

Conservation experts tell committee agricultural direct payments must be spent on aligning goals with the 25-Year Environment Plan

EFRA committee meeting
EFRA hear views on the agricultural command paper published on 27 February 

Money handed to farmers and landowners, who receive the highest-tiers of direct payments, should be put towards achieving the agri-environmental objectives of the government's 25-Year Environment Plan, according to environmental experts.

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