Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Michael P. Kitt

Question:

160 Mr. M. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when sheep grants will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

The 1989 ewe premium and the first two instalments of the 1990 ewe premium will be paid to the person named within the next three weeks.

Sheep headage grants cannot be paid until he furnishes details of his holding as requested by my Department. This information is required to satisfy the European Community regulations.

Michael P. Kitt

Question:

161 Mr. M. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when sheep grants will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

The 1989 ewe premium was paid to the person named in two instalments, on 31 January 1990 and 8 October 1990.

The first two instalments of the 1990 ewe premium were paid on 9 October 1990. The remaining instalment will be paid in March-April 1991. Sheep headage grants will be paid within the next four weeks.