Farming & Property Bulletin – April 2014

SPS 2014 Financial Discipline

Single Payments for 2014 may fall by more than previously forecast.

Proposals from the EU Commission suggest the ‘Financial Discipline’ could be placed on this years payments with an estimated reduction of 1.3%.

This is on top of a reduction in the UK’s Pillar 1 budget of around 3% for the 2014 year.

Also in this bulletin:

  • New Environmental Land Management Schemes
  • LEADER Opportunities
  • Alignment of Environmental Stewardship Payments
  • Renewable Energy and Private Nuisance
  • Residential Conversion of Farm Buildings
  • MOT’s
  • Reinstatement of Public Rights of Way

April 2014 Bulletin