Lord Myners – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lord Myners on 2016-03-23.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the UK contributes towards the subsidisation of sugar production.

Lord Gardiner of Kimble

Sugar production is not directly subsidised in the UK. However, sugar beet growers in the UK are entitled to make a claim for support under the Basic Payment Scheme of the Common Agricultural Policy.