Payment fiasco goes on as claim forms are 'lost'

Hunt, Jeremy
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Rural Payments Agency of Great Britain lost a box of 2006 single farm payment (SFP) forms worth £1 million to the 50 farmer applicants involved according to an agency insider. The agency told a group of farmers that it has no record of receiving the forms even though they were delivered by hand in May. Dairy consultant Graeme Surtees discovered the disappearance of the batch of SFP applications.


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