Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Trevor Sargent

Question:

21 Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources if his attention has been drawn to the fact that approval by his Department of grant aid for individual planting projects in 2001 which do not include within the boundaries of the plans submitted the 15% biodiversity areas required by the Forestry Service guidelines; and if so, the steps he intends to take to address this. [17343/01]

I would refer the Deputy to my reply to Parliamentary Question Ref: 17373/01 of 13 June 2001.