Bishop of St Albans asks about infrastructure grant paid to farmers

The Bishop of St Albans received the following written answer on 25th March 2023:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans asked His Majesty’s Government how much was paid to farmers through the Slurry Infrastructure grant in 2022.

Lord Benyon (Con): To date no payments are due under the Slurry Infrastructure Grant. The Rural Payments Agency has been assessing approximately 1,300 expressions of interest and will be inviting those applicants in the highest priority areas to submit a full application by the deadline of 24 June 2024. Once work has been completed claims will be submitted and payments issued.


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