Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2143)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

2143. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason the legal services section of his Department refused to examine the disputed original rural environment protection scheme, REPS, 4 application and plan of farmers (details supplied) in County Kerry prior to the instruction received by legal services from his Department to declare the case closed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34314/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The persons named were paid in full for their participation in the REPS 4 Scheme following a determination by the Agriculture Appeals Office. The Department considered further correspondence that was subsequently submitted by the persons identified in this question and issued a full and detailed response to same. The Department now considers this matter to be closed.