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Agriculture: Subsidies

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 49898, tabled on 24 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will consider providing bridging payments to Rural Payment Agency claimants awaiting payment after 31 March 2017.

Answered on

27 October 2016

The RPA’s focus remains on paying 90% of farmers their payment by the end of December. The RPA will aim to pay those still to receive a payment as quickly as possible beyond that.

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