Several readers of this blog contacted the Rural Payments Agency at the news of the conviction of a Norfolk gamekeeper for poisoning birds of prey. They have received letters of this form:
Thank you for your recent e-mail concerning the Norfolk gamekeeper found guilty of killing protected species of birds.
I can confirm that RPA will consider what action can be taken under the cross compliance rules in respect of the offences for which the gamekeeper was convicted.
Thank you again for bringing this case to our attention.
Should you have any further queries please contact us again quoting reference number XXXXX