Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|14 Jun 2018, 1:44 p.m.||Countryside Stewardship Scheme||Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown|
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many (a) entry level and (b) higher level Stewardship payments remain outstanding for (i) 2016 and (ii) 2017; and whether his Department has set a date for all such outstanding payments to be resolved.
Answer (George Eustice)
A table containing the requested information can be found below. Defra has recently approved additional recovery actions and we now expect Environmental Stewardship advanced and final payments to be substantially completed by mid-August 2018 and mid-October 2018 respectively.