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Coveney, Simon

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Single Payment Scheme Payments

Was asked: the position regarding single farm and area based payments in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.More Button

An error was identified during processing of the application, which, following direct contact with the person named, has now been resolved. The application is, therefore, now being further processe...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding single farm and area based payments in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.More Button

The advance payment under the 2012 Single Payment Scheme issued to the person named on 30 October 2012 and the balancing payment on 3 December 2012. Payment under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Sche...More Button

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 548 of 13 November the position regarding a single farm payment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on t...More Button

The status of this case as of 13 November was that the applicant had sought a review of a decision to reduce the payment arising from an over-claim. However, in the interim, the applicant has writ...More Button

Was asked: when a single farm payment will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

In order to comply with EU requirements, the applicant was one of a number selected for a cross compliance inspection which took place on 20th April 2012. The inspection recorded breaches relating ...More Button

Was asked: if he will provide a statement of single payment, area based initiative, rep scheme and agri environment option scheme payment details for 2011 in respect of a person (details supplied) in County W...More Button

A statement is issuing to the person in this case confirming that no payments were made to him by my Department under any scheme for 2011. More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will be paid their 2012 disadvantaged areas payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

As processing of the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme application has recently been finalised, payment will shortly issue to the nominated bank account.More Button

Was asked: when a disadvantaged payment for 2012 will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Payment under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme issued to the person named on 29 November 2012, directly to the nominated bank account.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will be paid their 2012 disadvantaged area payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Payment under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme has not yet issued as, at this stage, the holding concerned has not yet satisfied the Scheme minimum stocking density requirements for 2012. Immedi...More Button

Rural Environment Protection Scheme Payments

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will be paid their REP scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The person named commenced REPS 4 in September 2008 and received payments for the first four years of their contract. REPS 4 is a measure under the current 2007-13 Rural Development Programme and ...More Button

Departmental Expenditure

Was asked: if he will provide in tabular form the moneys provided by his Department to the Food Dudes programme yearly since its inception; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: if his Department has undertaken a value for money review of the Food Dudes programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: his plans to extend the reach of the Food Dudes programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 92 to 94, inclusive, together.

  Scientific studies of Children’s Diet by IUNA (Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance) have shown that children’s...More Button

Departmental Staff Data

Was asked: the current staffing complement in the disadvantaged area scheme office; and if there is any plans to add additional staff to assist processing applications; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

I can confirm that the vast majority of applications under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme have been fully processed and that adequate staff resources are in place to deal with outstanding appl...More Button