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These are our taxes redirected to the richest and real farmers getting a tiny amount for being the face of the scheme.
Subsidising industries isn't good anyway, NZ removed all of it's subsidies and protections for agriculture and other countries fear doing trade deals with them because they are so competitive since.
The competition breeds new farming methods, productivity growth and streamlining practices. Protectionism and subsidies mean farmers are ticking boxes rather than maximising production.
There are excessive regulations too that are unrelated to quality that can be shed, these are designed to keep the multinationals like Nestle free from competition, they are designed that way because only the big multinationals have lobbying power in the EU...they make the rules to suit themselves.
I'd like to see a removal of VAT on healthy, home grown produce rather than subsidies personally.
Hunt has the personality to sell the UK on the global stage...*sorry I meant "sell-out"*
Boris's in depth knowledge of history and global affairs aren't needed what we need are Hunt's in depth knowledge of ties, project fear and Theresa May soundbites.
Corbyn can't even beat May in debate, JRM would destroy him on every subject without getting out of 1st gear.
Mogg is premier league, Corbychov and Maybot are non league.
Got through legislation changing the laws so that chemical weapons investigators can now name people responsible for attacks, previsously Assad had been found to be responsible 4 times but Russia had blocked their naming.
(Boris championed this and personally lobbied 25 countries)
He was the quickest and fiercest condemner of the Putin following the novichok attack on the Skripals, actually having the courage to say what we all knew, that nothing like that happens without Putin's okay...he has also been steadfast in highlighting and fighting their cyber interferences.
He worked tirelessly, particularly in Eastern Europe to keep relationships strong and reassure other countries of our continued security umbrella of protection.
He was the first foreign secretary to visit Argentina since the Falklands and work on rebuilding relationships there, he attended wreath laying ceremonies for soldiers from both sides.
First foreign secretary in 50 years to visit Peru, signed a treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Qualifications, facilitating greater exchange of people and opportunities for students from both the UK and Peru. invited Peru to become a partner at the London 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference to tackle their problems with illegal poaching.
Launched a UK-funded solar energy project that is providing energy for a school and its 140 pupils using British lithium battery technology.
Boris is certainly no fool and he did brilliant things as foreign secretary and very little wrong. I think foreign secretary with a lot more powers repatriated to him would be the perfect role...he could do great things there
Coffee comes from Africa but the EU only allow it tariff free in raw form so Germany makes more from packaging coffee than Africs makes from producing it.
If we removed the Common external tariff then we could get the finished product straight from the supplier for cheaper and save shipping pollution...of course Nestle the most subsidised from the CAP con too.
Any movement from May to soften brexit reunites the brexiteer wing stronger and in larger numbers than ever...and she has to make huge concessions and come clean on others like freedom of movement, payments, fishing rights etc...
I like Boris but we're a meritocracy traditionally and JRM is the best, the appeal of somebody that has no spin to them will be trebled after the May disaster and I do have doubts with Boris that he would try to appeal to everyone, be protectionist about his job, promoting based on loyalty and keeping the talents who are leadership challenges away...we have had all of that.