Dáil Éireann - Volume 423 - 14 October, 1992
Written Answers. - Land Drainage Scheme.
Dr. O'Hanlon Dr. O'Hanlon
103. Dr. O'Hanlon asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if he will reintroduce, nationally or through the EC, a land drainage scheme for land in current use.
Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh) Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh)
Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): Having regard to recent EC policy in relation to agriculture grant aid for drainage is at present limited to works of a minor nature which form an integral part of a dry land reclamation project.
I am aware of the importance of maintenance drainage on farms and in the submission being made by the Government to the EC on the post 1993 allocation of Structural Funds I will be pressing for aid for such work.
Dáil Éireann 423 Written Answers. Land Drainage Scheme.