Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

546.

asked the Minister for Agriculture the reason for the delay in the payment of a calf subsidy to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

The person named will be paid his calf premium in due course when the batch which includes his payment is processed. The payment is being made with thousands of others and there is no particular delay in the case.

547.

asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will expedite the payment of a land reclamation grant to a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon.

To qualify for aid the work would need to have been completed by 30 September 1983. As notification of completion of work was not received by that date a grant cannot be paid.