Thursday, 12 December 2019

Questions (291)

Brendan Smith

Question:

291. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payments will issue under BEAM; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52445/19]

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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 19th August to 20th September 2019.

Payments under the scheme are scheduled to start this week.