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BPS support scheme launched in Wales

Published October 16th, 2019

Farmers in Wales are being offered interest free Government loans if they don’t receive their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2019 payment when the payment window opens on December 1, 2019.

The BPS Support Scheme application is available for BPS applicants whose claim will not be fully processed by the opening of the BPS payment window and the Welsh government is urging anyone who submitted an application for BPS 2019 via the Single Application Form (SAF) 2019 to consider applying for a support scheme payment.

This is an opt in scheme and farmers need to apply for a support scheme payment by November 29 if they wish to receive a payment in the event their BPS 2019 claim has not been fully processed. There will be no further opportunity to apply after November 29.

The BPS Support Scheme payment value will be a maximum of 90% of the claimant’s estimated 2019 BPS payment and is likely to be made during the week starting December 9, 2019. Interest will not be charged and the loan sum will be automatically deducted from the BPS 2019 payment when it is fully processed.

Farmers can apply for a support scheme payment using their RPW Online account.

For further details visit https://gov.wales or contact Mark Morison at Berrys on 01743 290647 email mark.morison@berrys.uk.com

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More about Mark Morison


MRICS FAAV FCIArb
Chartered Surveyor
Tel: 01743 290647
mark.morison@berrys.uk.com

Mark joined Berrys as a partner in July 2015. He comes from a farming background and has worked as a rural practice chartered surveyor in Shropshire and mid Wales since 1997. He is a member and accredited Valuer of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants. He is a past chairman and current examiner for the West Midlands Group of Agricultural Valuers and a past chairman of the Shropshire, Montgomeryshire and District Agricultural Valuers Association.

Mark has vast experience in a range of professional services including valuations, landlord and tenant matters, Common Agricultural Policy and rural land management. He is an experienced rural property practitioner conversant with the RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Notes – ‘Surveyors acting as Expert Witnesses’ and the provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 and the Arbitration Act 1996 and also a panel Valuer for a number of High Street banks, including Barclays Bank PLC and Lloyds Bank PLC.