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Agriculture Industry

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 26 May 2022

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Ceisteanna (162)

Matt Carthy

Ceist:

162. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his proposals to support the group of farmers known as the forgotten farmers. [26962/22]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The Programme for Government ‘Our Shared Future’ contains a commitment to seek to resolve the issue of support for the category of farmers known as Forgotten Farmers.   

I am examining options to address the issue of forgotten farmers both through the next CAP and also through other measures to support this group. 

I am committed to helping this cohort of farmers and I will bring forward proposals as soon as possible. Many of these farmers find themselves in this situation through no fault of their own and we will work with them to address this issue.

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