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Defra will still be able to make subsidy payments to farmers on time – despite the failure of its online application system, farm minister George Eustice has insisted. “We will be able to make payments to farmers when the payment window opens in December 2015,” Mr Eustice told MPs on Tuesday (24 March). The statement was aimed at reassuring farmers who fear they will face a lengthy for cheques from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) after the government said it […]
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