Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Ceisteanna (158)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

158. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons in receipt of the sheep welfare scheme payment who have received their 2017 balancing payment by county in tabular form; the number who have passed all payment approval checks and are awaiting on their 2017 balancing payment; the number in receipt of sheep welfare payments who have yet to receive the 2017 balancing payment by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25920/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The position at 11th June is as follows:

Table 1

County

Number of applicants who have received a balancing payment as of 11th of June 2018

CARLOW

417

CAVAN

419

CLARE

203

CORK

990

DONEGAL

3531

DUBLIN

103

GALWAY

2391

KERRY

1678

KILDARE

358

KILKENNY

295

LAOIS

243

LEITRIM

681

LIMERICK

89

LONGFORD

219

LOUTH

227

MAYO

2997

MEATH

565

MONAGHAN

210

OFFALY

282

ROSCOMMON

1034

SLIGO

880

TIPPERARY

450

WATERFORD

239

WESTMEATH

402

WEXFORD

543

WICKLOW

825

TOTAL

20271

Table 2

County

Number of applicants not yet cleared for payment - issues still outstanding as of 11th June 2018

CARLOW

25

CAVAN

21

CLARE

16

CORK

38

DONEGAL

88

DUBLIN

3

GALWAY

64

KERRY

29

KILDARE

22

KILKENNY

9

LAOIS

17

LEITRIM

7

LIMERICK

4

LONGFORD

10

LOUTH

10

MAYO

46

MEATH

14

MONAGHAN

16

OFFALY

16

ROSCOMMON

29

SLIGO

13

TIPPERARY

26

WATERFORD

7

WESTMEATH

13

WEXFORD

55

WICKLOW

52

TOTAL

650

As further cases in table 2 are resolved, pay runs are put in place to process them to payment. Some of these cases might not receive a payment e.g. where the actions have not been completed by the applicant.