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The Rural Payments Agency has admitted it is finding it harder than anticipated to process 10,000 outstanding Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) claims, after releasing figures which confirm it missed its payment target for March. Agency chief executive Mark Grimshaw told MPs on the environment, food and rural affairs select committee on 9 March that it expected to pay 92-95% of claims by the end of the month. But figures released by the RPA on Tuesday evening (5 April), showed that […]
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