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Think-tank calls for end to farmers' food subsidies - Financial Times

Ministers should phase out all subsidies to farmers for food production by 2025 and instead focus on paying them for other activities such as protecting the environment, one of the UK's leading think-tanks has recommended. According to the report by ...and more »

Brexit: Food Standards Agency should be able to say no to chlorinated chicken - The Independent

The British food regulator should have the independent right to say yes or no to chlorine-washed chicken and other controversial food products, as a way to move quickly beyond potential stumbling blocks in agriculture and accelerate free trade deals ...and more »

Post-Brexit Britain should phase out tariffs on food, says thinktank - The Guardian

Policy Exchange says EU agricultural policy should be replaced by system that makes imported meat cheaper for consumers. Lisa O'Carroll · @lisaocarroll. Mon 31 Jul 2017 19.01 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.35 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Hard Brexit Could Mean Cheaper Food If We Abolish Tariffs, Policy Exchange Says - HuffPost UK

Britain should abolish tariffs on food imports after a hard Brexit to bring down prices that the EU has forced up by “stymying” trade deals, a leading think tank has said. As Britain reels at the prospect of Brexit meaning an influx of chlorinated ...and more »

Pay farmers to protect environment, urges think tank -

Farming subsidies for food production should be phased out by 2025 and replaced with incentives to protect the environment, improve biodiversity, and increase flood prevention, an influential think tank urged today. A new Policy Exchange report hails ...and more »

Warwick Lightfoot: The right post-Brexit farming policy could unleash agricultural innovation and lighten the load ... - Conservative Home

Warwick Lightfoot is Director of Research at Policy Exchange and the lead author of Farming Tomorrow: British agriculture after Brexit. He is a former special adviser to three Conservative Chancellors. The Common Agricultural Policy was the first ...and more »

UK think tank calls for farm subsidies to be axed after Brexit - Agriland

Policy Exchange has advised the British government to phase-out direct subsidies and income support for farmers by 2025 – even though 87% of UK farm income comes from subsidies. In a report published today, August 1, the think tank said such a move ...and more »