EU beef fund draft regulation sent to member states

EU beef fund draft regulation sent to member states


As Irish beef farmers await clarity from the European Commission on the more questionable conditionality aspects of the €100 million beef fund, here’s a full copy of the draft regulation that has been circulated to all member states.

The commission has invited member states to give an opinion on the draft regulation – aimed at providing temporary exceptional adjustment aid to farmers in the beef and veal sector in Ireland – through its Common Market Organisation Management Committee.

The draft regulation has been drawn up entirely by the commission and is not for negotiation with Ireland or other member states, in terms of its content.

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Claire McCormack