Mark GrimshawMark Grimshaw ©Tom Harford Thompson
The Rural Payments Agency is set to announce that farmers will finally be allowed to make paper-based applications to the new Basic Payment Scheme. It comes after Brussels confirmed a one-month extension to the deadline for BPS applications, giving farmers until 15 June to submit claims, rather than 15 May. See also: Deadline extension ‘not an alternative’ to fixing BPS claims system RPA chief executive Mark Grimshaw has briefed journalists amid serious and ongoing problems with the agency’s online application […]
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