The redistributive payment can be an effective means of redistribution for Member States that want to use it.
I want to revert to the topic of the capping of direct payments under the CAP, which I last discussed here and here. It is not the most important issue in the Commission’s legislative proposals for the CAP after 2020. But the issue of the fairness of direct payments was raised as an issue in [...]
Capping direct payments at €60,000 will have no effect as long as the loophole to deduct salaries first is allowed.
Implementation of direct payments in 2015 shows total failure of degressivity and capping to have any impact
That 131,000 farms receive one-third of the direct payments budget cannot be justified.