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Biofuel Crops

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what support his Department gives British farmers to diversify into biofuel crops. (125927)

Farmers can receive the single payment for transport biofuel crops grown on set-aside and non- set-aside land. The European Union’s €45/ha Energy Aid payment can also be claimed where biofuel crops are grown on non set-aside land.