Dáil Éireann - Volume 630 - 01 February, 2007
Written Answers. - Grant Payments.
Mr. Ring Mr. Ring
Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food her plans to speed up the payment of REP scheme to farmers once their applications are submitted; and the length of time it currently takes on average, for a REP scheme payment to issue. [3321/07]
Mary Coughlan Mary Coughlan
Mary Coughlan: For both new applications and annual applications received and paid in REPS 3 between I January 2006 and 31 December 2006, the average time for making a REP scheme payment was 7 weeks and 1 day. This is within the timeframe agreed for REPS between the farming organisations and my Department.
Dáil Éireann 630 Written Answers. Grant Payments.