Farm Subsidies & why Britain is drifting away from the EU

EPA PHOTO/REUTERS ROTA POOL

FARLEY, ENGLAND; UK : The Prince of Wales shares a joke with French delegate Laurent Spanghero (left) at Wotton Farms in Farley, Staffordshire today Monday July 19th 1999. The Prince was there with a delegation from Europe to see the improvements in the control of BSE with the anticipated lifting on the ban of British beef on August 1st.

Farm Subsidies & why Britain is drifting away from the EU


Polls in early September on whether the British want to stay or leave from the EU were inconclusive. On Tuesday, polls were more clearly indicating that London is drifting away from Brussels.

Part of the problem may be that the “Stay” camp is left without a wholehearted champion. And if one needed an example, Tuesday’s reception of the European Commission emergency funding for farmers is as good as any. The reception of the money was cool, to say the least.

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