Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

John Perry

Question:

268 Mr. Perry asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if area aid problems will be resolved for a person (details supplied) in County Sligo and 1998 cattle headage payments released in view of the fact that there is no change from his 1997 area aid application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28417/98]

The area aid application for the person named has been processed. Payment in respect of cattle headage will issue as soon as possible.

John Perry

Question:

269 Mr. Perry asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if a REP scheme payment will be released for a person (details supplied) in County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28418/98]

The person concerned lodged a third year REP scheme application on 27 November 1998. The application was chosen at random for a compliance inspection. The inspection took place on 23 December 1998. The application is currently being processed for payment.