Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (495)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

495. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if medical evidence in support of a withdrawal from the beef data scheme has been reviewed in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22057/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Medical evidence supporting a request for withdrawal from the Beef Data and Genomics Programme was received from the person named on the 19th of March 2019.

A letter clarifying the implications of any potential withdrawal from the programme and seeking confirmation of the intentions of the person named issued from my Department on the 8th of May 2019.

A reply from the person named that was received on the 16th of May 2019 has now indicated their desire to remain in the programme.