Written Answers. - Enfield (Meath) AI Station.

Colm M. Hilliard

Question:

212 Mr. Hilliard asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry if he supports the tender from the producers to purchase the A1 Station at Enfield, County Meath and its sub-stations; and if he will give an up-to-date report on the situation. [4255/95]

The ancillary business of the former Dublin and Cork District Milk Boards is at present up for sale by public tender. The sale is being carried out on behalf of the interim board to whom the business and assets of the former milk boards have been transferred under the Milk (Regulation of Supply) Act, 1994. The closing date for receipt of tenders is 9 March next and all tenders received will be considered in accordance with usual procedures relating to the disposal of State assets.