Thursday, 19 September 2019

Questions (178)

Charlie McConalogue


178. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payment will issue to a person (details supplied) under the area based payment scheme for 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38138/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named applied for the 2018 Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme on 15 May 2018.

Under the terms and conditions of the 2018 scheme, participants in the scheme are required to notify the Department of farm-to-farm movements of sheep.  In this case, the required notification was not completed and payment has thus not issued. 

Officials from my Department are in contact with the person named with a view to obtaining the outstanding information required in order to facilitate payment.