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Fitzmaurice, Michael

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Civil Service Conciliation and Arbitration Scheme

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: the reason a union (details supplied) which by their own published financial accounts for 2015 and 2016 has provided funding (details supplied) to a campaign, and is still being recognised under th...More Button

Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if his attention has been drawn to an issue concerning persons who have started the green certificate course (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if he will provide a copy of the correspondence from the European Union refusing to allow the State to give national reserve to a person who enrolled in a course in 2015; and if he will make a stat...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: if a person who started green certificate education in September 2016 will qualify for the young farmer national reserve scheme in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Agriculture Scheme Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason he has not provided funding to persons classed as forgotten farmers; if he will provide a copy of correspondence from the European Union not allowing Ireland the special category; and if...More Button

TAMS Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason contractors that supply services to farmers are not included in TAMS for building sheds or for grants for slurry equipment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Programme for Government

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason there is no facility in TAMS for a mats grant to provide two bays per year for three years as agreed in the programme for Government to help animal welfare and create employment; and if ...More Button

Irish Cattle Breeding Federation

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to make the currently voluntary contributions which farmers can opt to pay to the ICBF when ordering tags compulsory; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to make the suppliers of cattle tags to farmers pay a compulsory contribution or fee to the ICBF on tags sold; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Poultry Industry

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to put in place a fund to support persons who are effected by the drop in eggs sales in view of recent reports of avian influenza; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to put in place a public health information campaign to inform the public that eggs for sale in the Irish market are fit for human consumption to combat the drop in sales of eggs in view ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason free range poultry farmers have been advised to take birds indoors in efforts to combat the spread of avian influenza; his plans to rectify this issue; and if he will make a statement on...More Button

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: the reason a decision has not been made by his Department to lift the precautionary measures being taken by poultry farmers to combat the spread of avian influenza on the instruction of his Departm...More Button