Farm Assistance Cuts Unfair on Low-Income Farmers

IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Rural Development Chairman, Flor McCarthy, has said the changes in the Budget by the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, for the means test for Farm Assist was a direct attack on the most vulnerable group of farmers, and will impact severely on 11,000 low-income families who are dependent on the payment.
calendar icon 18 December 2012
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