Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Questions (520, 521, 522, 523)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

544 Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the reason disadvantaged area payment has not issued in respect of the year 2010 to a person (details supplied) in view of the fact that payment has been issued relating to 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27263/11]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)

As the person named is not the registered owner of the herd number quoted it would be inappropriate to comment further.

Frank Feighan

Question:

545 Deputy Frank Feighan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will ensure a decision will be made without further delay in reviewing information relating to weaning dates under the suckler cow scheme 2009 in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon. [27274/11]

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The person named registered 48 animals in the Suckler Welfare Scheme in 2009. Payment issued in respect of 19 animals and errors were identified with the remainder. Letters regarding these errors issued to the person named on 30 May 2011 but the response received did not resolve the situation. My Department has written to the applicant again on 30 September with a view to resolving the matter.

Frank Feighan

Question:

546 Deputy Frank Feighan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the position regarding an application for disadvantaged payments in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon. [27275/11]

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An application under the 2011 Single Payment Scheme/Disadvantaged Areas Scheme was received from the person named on 12 May 2011, processing of which will be shortly completed, thereby allowing payment under the Disadvantaged Area Scheme to issue. The 50% advance payments under the Single Payment Scheme are scheduled to commence issuing as and from 17 October 2011.

Frank Feighan

Question:

547 Deputy Frank Feighan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when payment will issue under the disadvantaged scheme in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim. [27276/11]

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An application under the 2011 Single Payment Scheme/Disadvantaged Area Scheme was received from the person named on 11th May 2011. A number of maps submitted as part of this application required re-digitisation, once this is completed the remainder of the application can be processed and payment will issue.