The European Parliament is expressing concern at EU Commission proposals to cut Comon Agricultiral Policy funding by 5%.
The commmission has set out nine objectives which it says will streamline CAP.
However, MEPs say , and they are calling for a CAP that is smarter, simpler, fairer and more sustainable.
North West MEPs Luke Ming Flanagan and Mairead Mc Guinness say cuts to farm incomes will be resisted.
Ms Mc Guinness, a parliament vice president says farm incomes cannot be sacrificed because more money is needed elsewhere.............