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Farmsubsidy.org estimates that fewer than one in ten beneficiaries of EU farm subsidies has been published this year. The total value of payments published is €22 billion, or 45 per cent of the annual CAP budget of €54 billion.
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For the third year running, an international group of journalists, transparency activists and computer programmers gathered in Brussels for three days
Revelations by an Austrian investigative journalist have shaken the Austrian farming and political establishments.View All
We knew the Scandinavians were dominating our television schedules with their dark detective dramas – but the news that they are buying up large swaths of real-life British countryside has come as an unexpected plot twist.
The Queen has received £7million in farming subsidies funded by taxpayers over the past ten years, it emerged yesterday. And the Duke of Westminster – one of Britain’s richest men – has been given around £6million. They are among a roll call of millionaire land owners who have accepted bonanza payouts from Brussels.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2110261/Queens-Sandringham-estate-receives-7m-farming-subsidies-EU.html#ixzz1uZhFWZLS
Six-figure subsidies meant to help struggling farmers are being paid out to some of Britain’s richest landowners, BBC Panorama has found.
Jusqu’à l’an dernier, les noms de tous les bénéficiaires de la politique agricole commune étaient publiés par une association non gouvernementale farmsubsidy.org, ce qui permettait de savoir précisément qui touchait quoi…
Alors que la totalité des bénéficiaires de la Politique agricole commune (PAC) figurait les années passées sur la liste établie par l’Europe, la justice européenne a publié une liste ne concernant que 8% des bénéficiaires en 2011, soit 45% des aides distribuées. Raison invoquée : le respect de la vie privée.View All