02 May 2007 - Ref 26/07
Latest figures released today show that a total of 99,246 customers have received either a full or partial payment. This represents 91% of the estimated total claimant population of 109,000
The total value of those payments is £1.162 billion, 75.4% of the estimated total fund of £1.54 billion.
Notes to Editors
1. RPA is an executive agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). It is the single paying agency responsible for CAP schemes in England and is responsible for administering the Single Payment Scheme (SPS). Other key services include carrying out rural inspections and livestock tracing.
2. At this stage, the estimated total eligible SPS claimant population is 109,000 customers with an estimated total fund of £1.54 billion. These figures will be refined as further claims are processed.
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Page published: 4 May 2007