Reply To: Farmers and Universal Credit

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John Boxall
Participant

When I was a child we used to holiday on a farm in Wales, my father commented that the farmer could have sold up & lived a pretty good life on the interest.

Prior to Brexit Upland Sheep Farmers were taking home less than the CAP Subsidy payments they got, its madness really

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. The blossom is blighted, the leaf is withered, the god of day goes down upon the dreary scene, and—and in short you are for ever floored.

Wilkins Micawber, Ch12 David Copperfield