Welsh Conservative leader received nearly £100,000 farming subsidy from the EU in a year – Wales Online

Last month Mr Davies, who farms in the Vale of Glamorgan and represents South Wales Central, announced he would be voting to Leave the EU in the referendum to be held on June 23.


Yet the public record shows that over the period October 16 2013 to October 15 2014, his family firm TJ Davies and Sons received a total of £96,808.89 in EU subsidies.


Of that, £70,930.63 was allocated under the Single area payment scheme, with a further £24,099.86 in agro-environmental payments and £1,728.40 from the first afforestation of agricultural land scheme.


In July 2014 Labour ’s Natural Resources Minister Alun Davies was sacked by First Minister Carwyn Jones after a civil servant reported him for seeking details of farming subsidy payments made to firms connected with a number of opposition AMs including Andrew RT Davies and Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams.


The family farming business of anti-EU Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies received EU subsidies totalling nearly £100,000 in a year, it has emerged.



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