WT & A McCord - Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements (BPSE) details: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for information on WT & A McCord in particular the detail of the Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements (BPSE) that they established in 2015, what BPSE they claimed and received in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 and details of any BPSE that they have transferred during the period 2015 - 2018.


The answer to your questions are:

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) entitlement established by the business in 2015 was 154.45 payment entitlements. With regards to the BPS entitlements claimed and received by the business in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017; this is outlined in the table below.

Scheme Year Enititlements Claimed Payment Recevied
2015 154.45 £29,566.73
2016 153.19 £31,348.74
2017 153.43 £33,887.42

Please note that the above figures refer to payments for the respective scheme years which run annually from 151h May to 141h May. Payment information is also published by DEFRA and this data is reported for the 2017 and 2018 EC financial years (16 October 2016 - 15 October 2017 and 16 October 2017 -15 October 2018).

With regards to BPS Entitlements transferred during the period 2015 -2018, the business sold entitlements in scheme year 2018. There were no transfers in the period 2015-2017.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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