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Richest landowners getting millions in subsidies

5 March 2012 Last updated at 07:59 GMT

Millions of pounds of public money, earmarked to help struggling farmers, is being paid to some of Britain's richest landowners.

A Panorama investigation into payouts made under the Common Agricultural Policy found that in 2010, the UK government made 47 payments of more than £1m.

Samantha Poling reports