Raw audio – McGuinness on future CAP & Cohesion funding

November 16, 2018

Eamonn Torsney talks to the Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness about future funding of CAP and Cohesion policies for the next long-term EU budget.

The Midlands North-West MEP was speaking in Strasbourg where the European Parliament this week reiterated its position on the EU’s future budget post 2020.

In a vote on Wednesday, MEPs confirmed their position on the next EU long-term budget which will run from twenty twenty one (2021) to twenty twenty seven (2027).

The Parliament has set out a range of priorities for future funding including long-standing farming and cohesion policies which they say should not be reduced.

The Midlands North-West MEP says future CAP budgets must be defended especially given the extra demands being made of farmers.

 

Out words: policies ourself

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