Mythbuster: French farmers gain most from EU policy

Problems over the European Union Common Agricultural Policy featured large in the run-up to the Brexit referendum but, despite claims that French farmers benefited the most, figures show that British farmers get more per head than French farmers do.

An average of €21,654 each was paid out to British farmers in 2017 while French farmers received an average of €21,198.

The European Union says it supports farmers with 38% of its budget, but it makes ...

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