27-02-2013 09:10 AM | United Kingdom

Northern Ireland farmers 'lose' fields in mapping error

Thousands of farmers in Northern Ireland found they had lost fields after an error in the government maps used to process an EU subsidy.

Maps are sent to farmers applying for the Single Farm Payment.

However, there were more than 3,000 errors in maps sent to farmers applying for the 2013 subsidy, with many omitting fields.
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