The CLA said that the Council of Ministers' decisions on CAP reform have bolstered the proposals.
The CLA today (Friday, 8 November 2013) welcomed the Government's decision that the overall reduction in Common Agricultural Policy budget - equating to 12.6 per cent in real terms over the 2014-2020 period - will be shared equally between the four UK administrations.
The CLA's Deputy President and Vice-President this week lobbied senior Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform during a visit to Brussels.
The CLA said today (Friday, 25 April) that its lobbying had paid off as Defra announced more money will go to moorland areas.
CLA President Ross Murray has commented on the National Audit Office’s Early Review of the Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme, published today.
CLA President William Worsley today (Tuesday, 11 January) gave evidence on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to the influential Commons' Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee, setting out the case for an "adequately funded" policy which provides Food and Environmental Security.
The CLA said today (Wednesday, 27 November) that Defra must resist the temptation to "gold-plate" the incoming raft of Common Agricultural Policy regulations.
CLA Director of Policy Christopher Price has told Members of the European Parliament that it is too early in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) cycle to carry out a comprehensive review of the current CAP.
The CLA today (13 December) welcomed the pledge by Farming Minister Jim Paice that he will try to ensure farmers are not disadvantaged by participating in an agri-environment scheme through the greening of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The CLA today (31 October) said Defra's consultation on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) may hinder agricultural development - the foundation of the rural economy.
CLA Director of Policy and Advice Christopher Price, Conservation Adviser Charlotte Lay and Agricultural Adviser Edward Barker have travelled around the regions, hosting CAP consultations with members.