Thursday, 20 June 2019

Questions (172)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

172. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications received under TAMS 2 by each tranche in tabular form; the number of approved applications; the number of payment claims logged; the number of payment claims that have been approved for payment; the funds allocated to the scheme under the 2014-2020 RDP; the amount expended to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26041/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 provides for an indicative budget of €395m across the seven TAMS measures. A total of 9,502 applications have been approved for payment to date with expenditure totalling over €149m which includes transitional expenditure of €11m. Payments continue to issue at an average of €1.5m per week.

As the following table outlines, there are approximately 10,000 outstanding payment claims which have yet to be submitted. Details are set out below on approved applications and those on which payments have been made:

Tranche No.

Applications Approved

Payment Claims Received

1

2,597

1,795

2

1,945

1,249

3

1,664

842

4

1,468

726

5

1,439

673

6

937

619

7

1,598

1,046

8

1,449

916

9

2,087

1,213

10

1,641

573

11

1,297

325

12

1,881

231

Total

20,003

10,208