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Agriculture and Fishing

20th Dec, 14

Agriculture and Fishing

– By leaving the EU, the UK will leave the Common Agricultural Policy.  Outside the EU UKIP will institute a British Single Farm Payment for farms.  

– UKIP will let the British parliament vote on GM foods.

– UKIP will leave the Common Fisheries Policy and reinstate British territorial waters.

– Foreign trawlers would have to apply for and purchase fishing permits to fish British waters when fish stocks have returned to sustainable levels.

– Food must be labelled to include the country of origin, method of production, method of slaughter, hormones and any genetic additives.

– UKIP will abolish the export of live animals for slaughter

To find out more about all UKIP's latest policies click on Policies for People

VIDEO Ray Finch MEP - Fisheries spokesperson at UKIP Conference Sept, 2014

VIDEO Nigel Farage on UKIP's Fisheries policy 

VIDEO Stuart Agnew MEP - Agriculture spokesperson at UKIP Conference Sept, 2013

Economics: EU Costs Britain £170 billion per year (11% of GDP)

Why the UK does not need the EU to trade - by William Dartmouth MEP