[Diggers350] 300,000 jobs we can pay for

Simon Fairlie chapter7 at tlio.org.uk
Sat Nov 27 22:00:11 GMT 2010

If we scrap CAP subsidies  the majority of our food will be imported  
form the North America, Australia/NZ  and developing countries.

The problem is not the subsidies (though tariffs would be better) — 
they are needed to make UK  farming viable in a competitive  
capitalist market.  The problem is the concentration of land in large  


On 27 Nov 2010, at 15:46, james armstrong wrote:

> 300,000 jobs at the  minimum wage £12,000 p.a. can be saved if we  
> scrap CAP payments.costing £3.9billion .p.a. write your MP and ask,  
> Does your family receive CAP payments? How much?,  Then I'll  
> publish them all  on a web site and campaign to stop this madness  
> of secret
> payments to rich bustards .
> James

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