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An initial survey carried out by the NFU suggests only 25% of its members in England have received their single farm payment. Guy Smith, vice-president of the NFU, said the union had been actively contacting its members to gauge how many had received their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment. A spokesman for the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) said the agency would not be giving a “rolling commentary” on farm payments. See also: Farmers fear rural divide of haves and have-nots […]
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