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Scottish Conservatives have called for a parliamentary inquiry into their government’s disastrous handling of the farm payments system. Only an inquiry would restore confidence in farming communities, said Peter Chapman, the Scottish rural affairs spokesman, in a speech to the Scottish parliament on Wednesday (7 September). “We still have a shocking situation with regards to CAP – more than 1,000 farmers are still waiting for their full payment,” he told SNPs. See also: Scotland seeks clarity on farm payments “We […]
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