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2020 Basic Payment Scheme & Greening Rates Increase for Scotland

16th November 2020

Following a budget review, the Rural Payments and Services, Scotland, have announced an increase in their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2020 payments.

The Rural Payments 2020/2021 timetable is now available, with payments relating to BPS. Young Farmers Payment and Green due to initiate in December.

The revised rates are:

BPS 2020 Greening 2020 Combined 2020 Rate Combined 2019 Rate Difference

Region 1

€163.75 €84.61 €248.36 €244.39 +€3.97
Region 2 €35.99 €14.29 €50.28 €48.41

+€1.87

Region 3 €10.41 €4.77 €15.18 €14.48

+€0.70

In addition to the revised rates, there will be no financial discipline deduction made to the sum in respect of the 2020 scheme year.