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Scotland’s CAP payments delivery system has so far failed to deliver either value for money or planned benefits for applicants, a report by Audit Scotland has concluded. Despite the programme to overhaul the much-criticised IT system officially ending in March, significant risks and costs remain, the auditor said. Audit Scotland said solving payment issues will cost more than the £178m programme budget, and there is not a fully developed contingency plan for recovering systems in the event of a breakdown. […]
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