Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Ceisteanna (452)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

452. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of times Ireland has availed of Commission Regulation 702/2014, the agriculture block exemption regulation, in each of the years from 2014 to 2017 and to date in 2018. [53650/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 702/2014 – the Agriculture Block Exemption Regulation applies to micro, small and medium sized enterprises active in primary agricultural production and the processing and marketing of agricultural products.

Aid granted under this Regulation must be notified to the European Commission, through a simplified notification procedure.

Details of the schemes notified under this Regulation between 2014 and 2018 are included in the following table.

State Aid number

Name of scheme

Year of notification

SA.39084

Provision of support (knowledge transfer and information) actions to SME’s active in the primary production of agricultural products (horticulture & livestock sectors)

2014

SA.39085

Aid for the participation of producers of agricultural products in quality schemes

2014

SA.41206

Equine Breeding and Disease Research Scheme (Irish Equine Centre)

2015

SA.42964

National Parks and Wildlife Service Farm Plan Scheme

2015

SA.40369

Fallen Animal Scheme - TSE Subsidy

2015

SA.40771

Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland – Agriculture Investment Loan Scheme 2015

2015

SA.42010

Scheme of Grant Aid for the Development of the Organic Sector – Off-Farm

2015

SA.40367

Teagasc Advisory Service.

2015

SA.40368

Teagasc knowledge transfer and information actions.

2015

SA.41376

Third level non-degree courses in Equine Science at the International Equine Institute (IEI), University of Limerick (UL)

2015

SA.41378

Equine Technical Support and Equine Breeding Schemes

2015

SA.41237

Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association

2015

SA.40092

Capital Gains Tax Relief for Farm Restructuring

2015

SA.42636

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine competitive Research schemes

2016

SA.45951

Succession Partnership

2016

SA.44640

Annual Grants to Irish Beekeepers Associations.

2016

SA.44795

Hardship Grant

2016

SA.44794

Depopulation Grant

2016

SA.44796

Scheme of Payment to Haulier companies for removing diseased animals direct to slaughter

2016

SA.44798

Income Supplement

2016

SA.44799

On Farm Market Valuation Scheme

2016

SA.44800

Scheme of Payment to Private Veterinary Practitioners (PVP’s) for testing of animals

2016

SA.48352

Cattle Breeding Infrastructures Programme

2017

SA.48353

Provision of Consultancy Services and Technical Expertise to the Sheep Industry

2017

SA.48343

Fallen Animal Scheme - TSE Subsidy

2017

SA.48716

Stock Relief for Young Trained Farmers

2017

SA.50909

Stamp Duty Relief on Farm Consolidation

2018

SA.51452

Energy Efficiency in Dairy Sector Grants

2018

SA.51641

ICBF Greenbreed Project

2018

SA.49468

Teagasc Joint Pig Programme

2018

SA.51927

Stamp Duty Relief for Young Trained Farmers

2018

SA.51928

Stock Relief for Young Trained Farmers

2018

SA.52161

Pilot Cross-border Land Incentive Scheme 2018

2018