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Written Answers - Departmental Schemes

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 760 No. 3

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 503.  Deputy Sean Fleming Information on Seán Fleming Zoom on Seán Fleming  asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney  if he will forward the full copy of the application and all supporting documentation in relation to an application to his Department to the applicant (details supplied) in County Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16350/12]

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney The person concerned has submitted an application for grant-aid under the Dairy Equipment Scheme and was issued with an approval to commence the relevant investment works on 14 October 2011.

A copy of the grant application and supporting documentation will be forwarded to the applicant as soon as possible.

 504.  Deputy Tom Fleming Information on Tom Fleming Zoom on Tom Fleming  asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney  if he will expedite the processing of targeted agricultural modernisation scheme applications for the mobile handling and sheep fencing scheme as farmers are anxious to proceed with works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16353/12]

[915]Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney The first tranche under the Sheep Fencing/Handling Scheme which was reopened for applications last December closed on 29 February 2012. 268 applications for grant-aid were received during the course of this tranche and these applications are currently being processed within my Department. Approvals will issue as soon as possible to those applicants who have submitted valid applications for grant-aid under the Scheme.


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