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Sheep Annual Premium

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 25 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many farmers in Wales have been disqualified from claiming the sheep annual premium because their claim forms arrived 24 hours late at agricultural divisional offices after 10 April; and if he will make a statement.

Thirty-three. Farmers had from 1 January to 10 April in which to claim sheep annual premium for 1985–86. Claims sent by first-class post and clearly posted in time for the last collection on 9 April have not been rejected on lateness grounds.