Written Answers. - Rural Environment Protection Scheme.

John Perry

Question:

424 Mr. Perry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development if he will intervene on behalf of a person (details supplied) in County Sligo and waive or reduce the amount due in view of the fact that during his time in REPS he adhered to all guidelines; if he will make a favourable decision in view of the extenuating circumstances involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20636/00]

My Department has received an appeal from the person concerned along with supporting documentation and this is being actively reviewed. A reply will issue to him as soon as possible.