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CAAV News - 2012

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Wales appoints Chief Executive for new natural resources body

08 October 2012

Dr Emyr Roberts has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Welsh Government's new natural resources body. His appointment takes effect from 1st November 2012. Further information is available on the Welsh Government website.

Euro exchange rate set for 2012 SPS payments

28 September 2012

The RPA has confirmed that the Euro exchange rate to be used for the calculation of 2012 SPS payments will be €1 = £0.79805 (SPS 2011 saw €1 = £0.86665). The rate is the last one set by the European Central Bank in September. Further information is available on the RPA website.

Badger Trust loses Court of Appeal challenge against badger cull

12 September 2012

It has been reported in the press that the Badger Trust has lost its appeal against the badger cull in England. The rejection was unanimous at yesterday afternoon's Court of Appeal hearing. Further information is available on the BBC and Farmers Guardian  websites.

David Heath MP replaces Jim Paice at DEFRA

05 September 2012

Further to our news report yesterday, it now seems to be confirmed that David Heath MP was appointed yesterday as Minister for State for DEFRA, replacing Jim Paice MP. His ministerial portfolio is yet to be made available. Please see the DEFRA website for further information.

Unconfirmed reports that Jim Paice is replaced by Lib Dem David Heath

04 September 2012

There are as yet unconfirmed reports in the press that Agriculture Minister Jim Paice has been replaced in the Cabinet reshuffle by the Liberal Democrat MP for Somerton and Frome, David Heath.

Owen Paterson appointed as Secretary of State for DEFRA

04 September 2012

Owen Paterson has replaced Caroline Spelman as Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the Cabinet reshuffle announced on 4th September 2012.

Wales appoints Chair for Welsh Single Environmental Body

02 August 2012

The Welsh Government has announced that Professor Peter Matthews will chair the new Single Environmental Body in Wales. This Body is to bring together the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission for Wales as a single organisation from 1st April 2013. Further information is available on the Welsh Government website.

CAAV Model FBT now available

31 July 2012

The new CAAV Model Farm Business Tenancy agreement, plus a Commentary text and Check List, are now available to CAAV members to download from the website.

CTS Online - service resumed

30 July 2012

The RPA has confirmed that following the issues being experienced with CTS Online last week and the shutdown of the system over the weekend, it is now fully functional. Further information is available on the RPA website.

CTS Online unavailable from tomorrow (Saturday) lunchtime

27 July 2012

Following technical difficulties being experienced with CTS Online, the RPA has confirmed that the system will be unavailable from 12 noon tomorrow (Saturday) with the aim of restoring the full service from Monday. For further information, please see the RPA website.

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