Computer screen showing basic payment scheme website© Gary Naylor
The Welsh Government has promised it will pay 91% of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) claims on the first day of the 2017 payment window (Friday 1 December). The announcement was made by the Welsh environment and rural affairs secretary, Lesley Griffiths, at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair. Stephen James, NFU Cymru president, said the announcement would come as a boost to farmers and the thousands of rural businesses that rely on the agricultural sector for much of their income. See […]
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