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A North Yorkshire farmer has accused the Rural Payments Agency of putting farmers’ livelihoods at risk with delays to financial support. Antony Rooke, who farms a mixed 101ha family farm in Helmsley, was left mystified this week after the RPA sent him a payment for £2,013, with no remittance slip. Alan Rooke and Sons submitted a 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) claim of about £16,000. The claim was similar to the one the farm submitted in 2014, apart from 1ha […]
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