Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (822)

Martin Heydon

Question:

822. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of partnerships with two or more herd numbers that will receive funding under the beef emergency aid measure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45401/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The objective of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) is to provide temporary exceptional adjustment aid to farmers in the beef sector in Ireland subject to the conditions set out in EU Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1132. Applications for BEAM were accepted from the 19th of August to the 20th of September 2019.

There are 134 partnerships with two or more herd numbers that should receive a payment under BEAM.