Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (441)

Michael Healy-Rae


441. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding TAMS; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39802/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

TAMS II has been very successful in terms of uptake with over 29,000 applications submitted to date. There is a wide range of investment items available under the suite of investment items eligible for grant aid under the scheme.  The range of items available was extended with effect from tranche 14 to include on-farm solar PV and battery storage facilities.

The annual budget allocation for next year will be decided as part of the overall estimates process for Budget 2020.