Single Farm Scheme Payments Blacka Moor Sheffield

Neil Fitzmaurice made this Freedom of Information request to Rural Payments Agency

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Dear Rural Payments Agency,

I refer to land at Blacka Moor Sheffield held by Sheffield Wildlife Trust. This land is part of the Eastern Peak District Moors SSSI and is under a Countryside Stewardship Scheme.The land I'm interested in is units 69 (grid ref SK286805)and 70 (grid ref SK283797) of the SSSI.
Please would you provide me with details of Single Farm Scheme payments made in respect of this land. I would like to know:
a) Whether Single Farm Scheme payments are made in respect of this land
b) Whether payments were made in each of the years 2005 to 2010
c) The amounts paid in each of those years

Yours faithfully,

Neil Fitzmaurice

Access to Information Helpdesk, Rural Payments Agency

Dear Mr Fitzmaurice

REF RFI 1743

I refer to your email below to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) regarding your request for details of Single Payments Scheme payments made on land at Blacka Moor Sheffield.

We are dealing with your request under the terms of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, an adjunct of the Freedom of Information.

Unfortunately, we have been unable to identify the land from the details you have provided. If you could provide us with a map showing the land you wish us to look into, we will be able to look into this further.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact the ATI Unit quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Rhys Howroyd
Access To Information Unit
Rural Payments Agency | PO Box 69 | Reading | RG1 3YD
Tel: 0118 968 7284 | Fax: 0118 968 7114 | email: [email address]

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Dear Access to Information Helpdesk,

Thank you for your reply. As stated in my original message the map references to the land are
1 SSSI Unit 69 SK2816805 approx 90 hectares
2 Unit 70 SK 283797 approx 28-30 hectares.
I hope you can confirm this if you are able to link to this map on Google Documents

If you are still unable to identify the land please contact me again and I will send a paper copy.

Yours sincerely,

Neil Fitzmaurice

Neil Fitzmaurice left an annotation ()

I have sent a copy of the map identifying the land in question.

Still not got the information I asked for.

Dear Access to Information Helpdesk,

It is now over 20 days since my clarified request was received.
Could you please let me know when I will receive the information.

Yours sincerely,

Neil Fitzmaurice