Phelim O’Neill: What is the main difference farmers will see between CAP 2020 and the present CAP?

Phil Hogan: “Firstly, we want to simplify the policy and this requires a change in the controls system, a change in the notion that we have two sets of controls at the moment for one policy. We want to use more technology (satellite) rather than human interaction with farmers in relation to complying with the rules.