Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Questions (188)

Michael Creed

Question:

189 Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for installation aid and early retirement that were received at offices in his Department other than Johnstown Castle, Wexford, on 14 October 2008; the locations at which these applications were received and the number of these applications that required further information or documentation; the number of applications that were approved for payment subsequently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4441/12]

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

The information requested in relation to applications received under the Young Farmers' Installation Scheme and the Early Retirement Scheme on 14 October 2008 in locations other than my Department's office in Johnstown Castle, Wexford (before transmission to that office) is set out in the table:

Scheme

Office/Location of Applicant

Number of Applications Received

Whether Further Documentation Required

Number Approved for Payment

Young Farmers’ Installation Scheme

Galway

2

Yes, in all cases

2

Monaghan

1

1

Offaly

1

Wexford

2

2

Total

6

5

Early Retirement Scheme

Galway

1

Yes, in all cases

1

Wexford

1

1

Total

2

2