Walsh, Joe

Tuesday, 10 April 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 534 No. 3

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Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive REP scheme payment.More Button

There were a number of errors in this application, and it was necessary to return it for amendment. This was done on 29 March 2001. When a corrected application is received it will be processed prompt...More Button

Was asked: if a person (details supplied) in County Cork has been paid his full REP scheme grant for 2000.More Button

The person named was due no payment in 2000. He commenced participation in the scheme on 1 April 2001 and full payment for his first year of participation has issued.More Button

Written Answers. - Bovine Disease Controls.

Was asked: the position regarding proposals made by the Irish Medicines Board that all ruminant vaccines be reclassified as prescription only; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Regulation of the veterinary vaccines market is covered by a comprehensive body of legislation at both EU and national levels, namely, Council Directive 81/851 EEC and the Animal Remedies Regulations,...More Button

Written Answers. - Forum for Animal Welfare.

Was asked: the groups which it is hoped will be represented on the forum for animal welfare.More Button

A decision has not been taken in relation to the groups in question. Further to my reply to Question No. 62 on 29 March, I intend to resume the arrangements for the establishment of the forum at the f...More Button

Written Answers. - Foot and Mouth Disease.

Was asked: the action which can be taken to cull wild goats and sheep on the public roads in a village (details supplied) in County Mayo, particularly in view of the threat of foot and mouth disease.More Button

Stray animals may be impounded by the Garda Síochána or a local authority under the Animals Act, 1985, which is administered by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform. Further to my reply t...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: if correspondence (details supplied) has been received and considered by his Department; and if the additional area aid payment can be made.More Button

The person named submitted a 2000 area aid application on which he declared a total of 20.90 hectares made up of several parcels. This application has been fully processed and payments issued based on...More Button

Was asked: if he will further review the various applications for cow and heifer premiums which were previously refused in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; if similar applications in si...More Button

The position as set out in my reply to Parliamentary Question No. 139 on 7 December 2000 remains unchanged. The case has been reviewed on numerous occasions and the decision regarding non-payment of g...More Button

Written Answers. - Artificial Insemination Service.

Was asked: if his attention has been drawn to the loss incurred by operators of the artificial insemination service; the compensation plans he has in this regard; and when the service will recommence.More Button

Many businesses, including the AI sector, have suffered as a result of the necessary restrictions which I had to put in place in order to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease. On 5 April, and ...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: if he will ensure that an application from a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath for an installation aid scheme grant will be considered promptly; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

It is a condition of the installation aid scheme that a farmer must be between his or her 18th and 35th birthday on the date he or she signs the transfer or lease documents. As the person named had pa...More Button

Written Answers. - Farm Retirement Scheme.

Was asked: if he will approve the application under the EU scheme of early retirement from farming by a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I understand the person named wished to retire under the 1994 scheme of early retirement from farming but did not make an application by 31 December 1999, which was the closing date. I have sympathy f...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a REP scheme payment; and if he will intervene in this case to ensure the payment can be expedited.More Button

This application was received in my Department on 26 February 2001 and is being processed in accordance with the provisions of the protocol on direct payments to farmers. More Button

Was asked: if he will consider making 2001 extensification payments earlier in 2001.More Button

The position is that since 1 January 2001, almost 493,000 cheques with a value in excess of £178 million issued to farmers under the 2000 headage and premium schemes. Since 1 March 2001, some 174,000 ...More Button

Was asked: the reason a suckler cow grant for 2000 has not been paid to a person (details supplied) in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Was asked: when funding will be made available to deal with the large number of applicants who have applied under the control of farmyard pollution scheme; and if his attention has been drawn to the financial ha...More Button

Funding has been allocated to meet grant payments arising under the national scheme for the control of farmyard pollution. Payments are being made within the two month period set down in the charter o...More Button

Was asked: when a control of farmyard pollution grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.More Button

Under the national scheme for the control of farmyard pollution, a payment will issue today, 10 April, to the person named.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive a grant payment; and the reason for the delay in paying same.More Button

Under the national scheme for the control of farmyard pollution, a payment will issue today, 10 April, to the person named. There was no delay in making the payment.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive a grant; the reason for the delay in paying same.More Button

Under the national scheme for the control of farmyard pollution, a payment will issue today, 10 April, to the person named. There was no delay in making the payment.More Button

Was asked: if there is any update in the information he provided in correspondence dated 9 March 2001 regarding a person (details supplied) in County Monaghan and her premium payments; and if he will make a stat...More Button

The position is that, as outlined in my letter of 9 March 2001, the area aid application from the person concerned has been processed. She applied on six cows under the 2000 suckler cow premium scheme...More Button

Was asked: if he proposes to pay immediately participants in the REP scheme selected for on-farm compliance or the 5% sample inspections.More Button

Under the provisions of the protocol on direct payments to farmers, applications for annual payment are to be processed to the stage of scheduling for payment within ten weeks. Payment is then to issu...More Button

Was asked: the position with regard to applicants awaiting final payment under the control of farmyard pollution scheme who have works completed; if 75% of approved grants could be paid immediately with the bala...More Button

The question of carrying out farm visits has been considered along with the other foot and mouth disease restrictions by an expert group. The advice of this group to date remains that visits to farms ...More Button

Was asked: if applicants wishing to proceed with work under the farm waste management scheme can have provisional approvals issued subject to the necessary consents and permissions; and if he will make a stateme...More Button

On the basis of advice received from the expert group chaired by Professor Michael Monaghan, it is not possible to carry out farm visits to process applications under the farm waste management scheme....More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Schemes.

Was asked: the dates on which the control of farmyard pollution scheme, the dairy hygiene scheme and the installation aid schemes were suspended and re-introduced during the past five years; and if he will make ...More Button

The control of farm yard pollution scheme, which operated under the Operational Programme for Agriculture, Rural Development and Forestry 1994-1999, closed to new applications on 27 April 1995. The sc...More Button


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