transmission “This device aims to protect family farms and vineyards”, argued Senator LR Daniel Laurent
Grape harvest in the Beaujolais vineyard, near the village of Odenas, in the Côtes de Brouilly. (Illustrative photo). — KONRAD K./SIPA
The Senate to the aid of winegrowers and farmers. This Saturday, he avoided prevent their family farms from falling into the hands of “foreign investors” endowments and estates.
“We are witnessing a high concentration of the sector, a gradual disappearance of family farms, and a proliferation of acquisitions of farms and vineyards by foreign and/or institutional investors,” Senator LR Daniel Laurent in an amendment.
“This device aims to protect family farms and vineyards, by reducing taxation; donations and inheritances when one or more heirs wish to take over the business, and the other heirs undertake to do so; keep the goods transferred and leave them at home; the disposal of the buyers for twenty-five years,” argued the senator.
Amendments passed despite “The adverse review” d’Attal
Socialists, Independents and RDSE at; majority radical have also filed amendments to allow farmers and winegrowers, whose land has increased sharply, particularly in the field of wine, to transmit them to; the next generation.
The amendments have been voted despite “The adverse review” of the Minister of Public Accounts Gabriel Attal. The Minister of Agriculture “Marc Fesneau has already announced a bill that will be presented; at the beginning of the year 2023 with a dimension on agricultural land,” he explained. “The debates we have shown how badly we need this legislative vector which allows us to have the real debates. You have to take the topics in the right order,” adopted during the first reading by senators of the finance bill for 2023. The government can make them disappear by using Article 49.3 of the Constitution. the National Assembly.