Dáil Éireann - Volume 451 - 04 April, 1995

Written Answers. - Butter Vouchers.

153. Mr. B. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry the reason the value of the butter voucher has been reduced from 61 pence to 51 pence. [6731/95]

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry (Mr. Yates): The vouchers referred to by the Deputy are issued under the social assistance butter scheme which is an EU-funded measure. The level of aid was reduced as part of a review of this measure by the European Commission last year.