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Farmers must maintain rights of way to receive European subsidies

posted 2 Jul 2014, 10:07 by Ralph Burtonshaw   [ updated 2 Jul 2014, 10:07 ]
The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has reiterated that English farmers must maintain public rights of way or face losing EU subsidies.

Reviewing the Common Agricultural Policy, Owen Paterson MP said that existing requirements to keep public rights of way in good condition would continue until the next review.

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