“Mr Lochhead’s incompetence meant that a golden opportunity to get money into the hands of farmers was lost.”
“Despite this, a combination of bad management and the shambles of the computer system means most farmers are still waiting for their payment, with many having no idea when they will receive the money.
“It is high time Richard Lochhead started taking responsibility for the situation and got on top of this issue.”
Richard Lochhead has been contacted by several whistleblowers over the last 18 months who all warned him of the shambolic management and implementation of the CAP System. This continued unabated and with his full knowledge.