Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Ceisteanna (523)

Eamon Scanlon

Ceist:

523. Deputy Eamon Scanlon asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of an agricultural appeal by a person (details supplied); when a decision will be made on same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27652/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The Agriculture Appeals Office operates independently of my Department. I have been advised that the records of the Agriculture Appeals Office indicate that an appeal was received from the person named in May 2018 in respect of the Basic Payment Scheme and was assigned to an Appeals Officer. The oral hearing of the appeal was held on 24 October 2018.

When all of the facts of the case have been fully assessed, including legal aspects, a comprehensive decision letter will be issued by the Appeals Officer.

I am advised that every effort is being made to finalise the decision as quickly as possible.