Wednesday, 10 March 2004

Ceisteanna (104)

Gerard Murphy

Ceist:

171 Mr. Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if he intends to introduce grants for road tunnels, from a safety point of view, as well as for helping farmers consolidate their existing holding or expand into neighbouring holdings. [7983/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Agriculture and Food)

My Department operates a range of support schemes for on-farm investment including the farm waste management scheme, the dairy hygiene scheme and the alternative enterprise scheme. I have no plans to introduce grants along the lines suggested.