The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) have confirmed that they have overpaid around 1,000 farmers.

In total £5 million has been paid out due to a system error making unintended agri-environment agreement payments. The Agency is now in the process of contacting affected farmers and plans to recover the money by reducing their future support payments.

If you would like any advice on the matter above, please do not hesitate to get in touch – 01684 325215 / 07814 033449