Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Ceisteanna (565)

Tom Fleming


565. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will invetsigate a derogation case in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9678/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The person named is one of a number of applicants under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme, whose cases are impacted by the requirement of a minimum stocking density of 0.3 livestock units per forage hectare in 2011. My Department wrote to all concerned applicants in August 2012 giving them the opportunity to seek derogation from this requirement.

To date, my Department has no record of receiving an application for derogation in this case. Arrangements have been made for the reissue of this application form to the person concerned.