Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Thursday, 14 February 1991

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 405 No. 2

First Page Previous Page Page of 72 Next Page Last Page

  77.  Mr. Ellis  Information on John Ellis  Zoom on John Ellis   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if a farm drainage grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  This grant has been paid.

  78.  Mr. Enright  Information on Tom Enright  Zoom on Tom Enright   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if he will expedite payment of a sheep subsidy for a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and when payment will be made.

[458]Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium which will be established in March/April by the EC will be offset against annuity arrears owed to the Land Commission by the person named.

  79.  Mr. J. Bruton  Information on John Bruton  Zoom on John Bruton   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   the reason an installation aid grant has not yet been paid to a person (details supplied) in County Meath; the date the application was made; and if this person complies with all the conditions.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The application in this case was received in March 1990. However, all the necessary documentation was not lodged by the applicant until 1 February 1991. It is hoped to have the case determined shortly.

  80.  Mr. Enright  Information on Tom Enright  Zoom on Tom Enright   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if he will expedite payment of a ewe subsidy for a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and when payment will be made.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The 1990 sheep headage grant due to the person named will be paid within the next two weeks. He will be paid the final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium in March/April when the exact amount of the total 1990 premium is established by the EC.

  81.  Mr. Carey  Information on Donal Carey  Zoom on Donal Carey   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will be paid his farm improvement grant; and the date the file was passed by the Ennis office.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The grant has now been paid. The work in this case was certified by the local office in December last.

[459]

  82.  Mr. Enright  Information on Tom Enright  Zoom on Tom Enright   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if he will expedite payment of subsidies for a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and when payment will be made.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium will be paid to the person named in March-April when the exact amount of the total 1990 premium is established by the EC.

His 1990 suckler cow premium scheme application is being processed for payment at present and will be paid shortly.

He has been requested to forward cattle identity cards in connection with his application under the 1990 special beef premium scheme and when he does so any grants due to him under that scheme will be paid as soon as possible.

  83.  Mr. Carey  Information on Donal Carey  Zoom on Donal Carey   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will be paid cattle headage and suckler cow grants; and when the file was passed by the Ennis office.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Payments to this applicant under the 1990 cattle and equines headage and suckler cow premium schemes have been processed for payment and will issue shortly.

Those applications were passed for payment by the local office of my Department on 14 November 1990.

The person named has been requested to forward cattle identity cards in connection with his application under the 1990 special beef premium scheme and when he does so any grants due to him under that scheme will be paid as soon as possible.

  84.  Mr. Farrelly  Information on John V. Farrelly  Zoom on John V. Farrelly   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a special beef premium and the remainder of a sheep subsidy will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium will be paid to the [460] person named in March-April when the exact amount of the total 1990 premium is established by the EC.

His 1990 special beef premium schemes application is being processed at present and payment will issue shortly.

  85.  Mr. Farrelly  Information on John V. Farrelly  Zoom on John V. Farrelly   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a special beef premium will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Meath.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Payments due to the person named under the 1990 beef cow and equines headage and special beef premium schemes are being processed at present and will issue shortly. He has already been paid his grants under the 1990 suckler cow premium scheme.

  86.  Mr. Cotter  Information on William Cotter  Zoom on William Cotter   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if payment of a suckler cow grant will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  This applicant has been deemed ineligible for payment under the 1990 suckler cow and special beef premium schemes because his application forms were received after the closing dates for those schemes.

  87.  Mr. Yates  Information on Ivan Yates  Zoom on Ivan Yates   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a special beef premium grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Payments due to the person named under the 1990 special beef premium scheme are being processed at present and will issue shortly. She has already been paid her grants under the 1990 suckler cow premium scheme.

  88.  Mr. Belton  Information on Louis J. Belton  Zoom on Louis J. Belton   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a special beef premium will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Longford.

[461]Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  This applicant's payment under the 1990 special beef premium scheme is being processed and will issue shortly.

  89.  Mr. Belton  Information on Louis J. Belton  Zoom on Louis J. Belton   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a TB reactor grant and income supplement in relation to reactor herds will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Longford.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Reactor grants due to the person named have been paid. The income supplement will be paid as soon as possible.

  90.  Mr. Belton  Information on Louis J. Belton  Zoom on Louis J. Belton   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a cattle headage grant and ewe premium will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Longford.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Payment to this applicant under the 1990 special beef premium scheme has already been made.

His payments under the 1990 cattle and equines headage and suckler cow premium schemes are being processed and will issue shortly.

The final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium will be paid to the person named in March-April when the exact amount of the total 1990 premium is established by the EC.

  91.  Mr. Boylan  Information on Andrew Boylan  Zoom on Andrew Boylan   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when a suckler cow grant, a beef cow grant and a special beef premium will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan; and the reason for the delay in making these payments.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Payments to this applicant under the 1990 suckler cow premium and beef cow and equines headage schemes have already been made.

His payment under the 1990 special beef premium scheme is being processed and will issue shortly.

[462] There was no particular delay in making these payments.

  92.  Mr. Boylan  Information on Andrew Boylan  Zoom on Andrew Boylan   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   when the balance of sheep headage grants will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  The final instalment of the 1990 ewe premium will be paid to the person named in March-April when the exact amount of the 1990 premium is established by the EC.


Last Updated: 23/05/2011 06:05:51 First Page Previous Page Page of 72 Next Page Last Page