Farm secretary working on the RPA website© Tim Scrivener
[UPDATE: The RPA helpline was back up and running from 2.30pm on Friday (1 April)] Farmers still waiting for vital subsidy payments worth thousands of pounds were left in the dark after the government’s rural payments helpline went down on 1 April. Thousands of farmers are still awaiting their annual Basic Payment – despite repeated assurances that almost all claimants would receive their money by 31 March. See also: Agency misses deadline to pay ‘nearly all’ farmers by April Callers […]
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