Farmers in Cumbria say they could lose thousands of pounds a year if subsidies paid by the European Union are reduced. The Single Farm Payment helps to keep many farmers in business, particularly in upland areas.
Farmers here believe they will lose out more than most other parts of Europe.
Our Rural Affairs Correspondent Tim Backshall reports:
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