Holland opposes EU food bank plan

The Netherlands opposes the EU’s subsidy to food banks for the poor and will not support a new proposal to raise Brussels’ contribution by two-thirds to €500m a year, reports ANP news service.

The EU set up the food banks years ago as a way of getting rid of EU farming surpluses.

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