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Mr Oettinger’s budget arithmetic

It now looks likely that the Commission MFF proposal in May will shield the CAP budget from further unexpected cuts.

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Another look at the possible Brexit implications for the CAP budget

Examining the financial constraints on the size of the CAP budget in the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF)

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Will there be a CAP reform in 2017?

Will there be a CAP mid-term review in 2017? And, if so, what should it do?

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The CAP budget in the MFF agreement

The next MFF contains no discretionary reduction in CAP Pillar 1 expenditure, over and above what a continuation of current rules would imply, while the discretionary reduction in Pillar 2 is 18% between 2013 and 2020.

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Agreeing the allocation of CAP funds between Member States

Ireland proposes an allocation key based on Pillars 1 and 2 combined which has the virtue of consistency but which would need further modifications to make it acceptable to the new member states.

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The future of direct payments

A study commissioned by the European Parliament endorses the ‘public money for public goods’ mantra.

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