Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (583)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Question:

583. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an investigation is being carried out into alleged milk quota infringements relating to a company (details supplied); if the special investigation unit is involved in the investigation; the date on which this issue was brought to the attention of his Department; the nature of the alleged infringement; if the issue relates to a quota reference; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5659/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

My Department is aware of allegations relating to possible infringements of the milk quota regulations and is currently thoroughly investigating the matter. It would not be appropriate to comment on the details of that investigation while it is underway.