Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Questions (123)

Dara Calleary


123. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo may expect to have their outstanding agri-environment payment processed; if he will expedite the application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23705/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named was approved for participation in the 2011 Agri-Environment Options Scheme with effect from 1 September 2011 and full entitlements have issued in respect of the 2011 and 2012 Scheme years. The checking process in respect of the 2013 Scheme year has been successfully completed and 75% payment issued on the 13 January 2014. In finalising the 25% payment, some issues emerged which have now been resolved and the balancing payment will issue shortly.