Dáil Éireann - Volume 365 - 17 April, 1986

Written Answers. - Farm Modernisation Scheme.

52. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will make a statement indicating on a yearly basis the amounts of money deducted from farmers in respect of visits to farms by officials operating in the farm modernisation scheme.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Deasy): The amounts deducted by my Department from farmers for visits in connection with the farm modernisation scheme are as follows:

Year

Amount

£

1983 (March — Dec.)

270,340

1984

364,400

1985

278,360

1986 (Jan — March)

30,400