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Long-term EU Budget & CAP Reform – Paolo De Castro MEP (S&D)

Following the deal struck by European Union leaders on the long-term budget on February 8, Rose O’Donovan (Editor of AGRA FACTS), met the Chair of the European Parliament Agriculture Committee, Paolo De Castro MEP (S&D), to discuss the consequences of the budget accord vis-à-vis Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform talks.

Topics include:

CAP budget cuts
– Possible Parliamentary veto on the long-term budget
Plenary CAP vote in March
– Key CAP elements included in the Council Conclusions

“I don’t know what the final decision in the next week is, but I am, my group and myself, we are in favour of rejecting this agreement.”

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