CAP Reform Countdown

Defra have issued the first CAP Reform Countdown newsletter.

It constains:

  • An overview of the new Rural Development Programme;
  • Some high level details of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), the greening rules and young farmers payment;
  • An updated timeline for CAP Reform Countdown
  • An introduction to the new online service

Defra advise that the leaflet contains the most up-to-date information they currently have, but  not all detailed policy has been finalised. They will provide further updates once they have more detail. They will keep www.gov.uk/cap-reform updated throughout 2014.