For Like minded people who like to see-
This idea that we can or should have centralised planning and control over agricultural production boggles the mind in its stupidity. Indeed, it is indicative of the complete and total failure of our school system that many people think this is a good idea, because they have obviously never studied human history.
Isn't a "national food plan" the precise same thing Mao Tse Tung implemented in China right before an estimated 35 million people starved to DEATH?
"The Road to Serfdom"
F. A. Hayek
The best way to judge anything proposed these days as to it's merit's,flaws or other implications is to look at whp proposes such ideas who stands to gain power over others by it's implimentation or who makes the money.
And generally either an ulterior political agenda will be exposed or a personal grab for money or power will be exposed.
Then however we come to one area where political parties of all persuations have excelled over the decades and that is saddling us with the Sir Humphrey Applebee's of the World,for when we dismiss the imcompetents or treacherous in plain view as Politicians we rarely get to sort out the Public Servant who often does far greater damage and betrayal.
But is this not what Christine Milne said that she would do as the leader of the Green's Party? She called it 'working with the farmers' for which she thought that she was eminently qualified as she came from a farming family/