Common Agricultural Policy

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What is the Common Agricultural Policy?
A set of rules and regulations for agricultural activities within the EU
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How much does each EU taxpayer contribute to the CAP?
£80 a year
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Who is the biggest beneficiary of the CAP subsidy?
France
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Which country is Europe's largest agricultural contributor per capita?
Holland
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What percentage of employment did agriculture equate to in the 15 new member states?
13%
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What percentage of employment did agriculture equate to prior to 2004?
Less than 5%
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What were the funds for CAP set at when the new members joined?
€40bn
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What were the reforms of June 2003?
Subsidies based on farming area and directed to development of rural areas
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Why are LEDC's against the CAP?
Denies fair access to EU markets, excess food dumped in LEDC's undermines their own markets
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