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Browne, John

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Common Fisheries Policy Negotiations

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the position regarding the common fisheries policy review; the possible implications for Irish fishermen; when he expects this to be concluded; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The Acting Chairman should not have eaten it then.More Button

Common Fisheries Policy Negotiations (Continued)

I thank the Minister for his detailed reply and I wish him well at the negotiations in Brussels next week. I imagine he will have the fishermen and the fishery organisations in tow. It is importa...More Button

The Minister has been pursuing the issue of discards, among other issues, since he came to the Ministry. Does he have any other countries on board supporting him on the issue of discards?More Button

In the area of regionalisation one size does not fit all for Irish fishermen but it is an important issue on the agenda.More Button

Coillte Teoranta Lands (Continued)

I get the impression that the Minister is not jumping over the moon about selling Coillte. The timber industry is very important for the saw milling sector but I am sure he will accept that the 18...More Button

Land Transfers

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the steps he has taken to encourage land transfers to young farmers; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Common Agricultural Policy Reform

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if it is mandatory under the proposed regulations for the Common Agricultural Policy 2014-2020 to divide the country into regions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button