Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Paul Connaughton

Question:

187 Mr. Connaughton asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the reason a REP scheme has not issued to a person (details supplied) in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2860/03]

The person named is not the REPS applicant under the reference quoted and there is no record of an application in that district from a person with that name.

The application under the reference quoted was lodged on 5 December last and is being processed in accordance with the targets set down in the protocol on direct payments to farmers.