Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (676)

Jackie Cahill

Question:

676. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the person or body responsible for payment for works carried out under the hen harrier scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2194/21]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Hen Harrier Programme is operationally independent of my Department and is run by the Hen Harrier Project team. €25 million has been allocated by my Department to this project under the RDP.

At present, there are 1,594 participants under contract. Participants can contact the Hen Harrier project team directly for information regarding their payments. Their website, containing all contact details is: http://www.henharrierproject.ie/.