Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Questions (227)

Michael Harty


227. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive an outstanding payment on the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme, GLAS, 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25851/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named was approved into GLAS 1 with a contract commencement date of 1 October 2015. Payments have been made for scheme years 2015, 2016, 2017 and for the 2018 advance payment. The 2018 balance payment is currently being processed and is expected to be paid shortly.

The applicant was successful in his appeal to BPS in relation to the reduction of the eligible area for a parcel with a GLAS action. GLAS payments continue to issue on a weekly basis,