Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Questions (155)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

155. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated average payment for eligible farmers in both GLAS and GLAS+; the number of farmers that are active in the GLAS and GLAS+ scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25917/18]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The estimated average payment for eligible farmers in the GLAS Scheme is €4,155 which, as provided for under EU Regulation, is paid in two parts. The estimated average payment for eligible farmers in the GLAS + scheme is an additional €1,450. There are currently 49,295 participants live in the GLAS scheme, including 3,329 GLAS + participants.