Thursday, 12 December 2019

Questions (284)

Declan Breathnach

Question:

284. Deputy Declan Breathnach asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a payment under the GLAS scheme (details supplied); the reason farmers are still waiting on farm payments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52351/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named was approved into GLAS 1 with a contract commencement date of 1 October 2015 and has received payments in respect of scheme years 2015-2018.

The Department is aware of an issue that has affected processing of the 2019 Advance payment. Officials are currently working on a solution and it is expected this issue will be resolved shortly. Once this issue is resolved, the 2019 payment will issue.

GLAS payments are continuing to issue on a weekly basis.