Farmer who lost 800 acres of land during last winter’s flood is refused compensation – after he was told this aerial picture of devastation was ‘insufficient evidence’

Farmer who lost 800 acres of land during last winter’s flood is refused compensation – after he was told this aerial picture of devastation was ‘insufficient evidence’


‘A farmer who lost 810 acres of land during last winter’s floods was refused £11,000 compensation – after being told these aerial pictures showed ‘insufficient evidence’ of the damage.
James Winslade was forced out of his farm in Bridgwater, Somerset and had to shift 550 cattle to safe havens after floodwater reached 12ft deep in some places.
The cattle farmer was entitled to government funding to reseed his fields, but officials told him he would need to provide evidence of the damage.’
Read more: Farmer who lost 800 acres of land during last winter’s flood is refused compensation – after he was told this aerial picture of devastation was ‘insufficient evidence’
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