Farmer on RPA website filling in BPS application for 2015© Tim Scrivener
Farm leaders are demanding the Rural Payments Agency (RPA)  and Defra come clean about what is delaying basic payments to more than 10,000 farmers and on the level of underpayments against 2015 claims. The RPA has not yet issued official figures for how many payments it made during March, but both the NFU and Country Land and Business Association (CLA) have claimed it looks to have missed its target of paying 92-95% of farmers by the end of the month. […]
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