Dáil Éireann - Volume 682 - 12 May, 2009
Written Answers. - Grant Payments.
Deputy Michael Creed Deputy Michael Creed
Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the number of farmers who have received payment under the farm waste management scheme to date; the number of outstanding applications due to be paid in 2009 under the terms of the schedule of payments outlined by his Department; the number due to be paid in 2010 and 2011; the value of each stage of scheduled payments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18858/09]
Deputy Brendan Smith Deputy Brendan Smith
Deputy Brendan Smith:At 1 January 2009, 17,397 payment claims remained to be processed to payment stage under the Farm Waste Management Scheme. To date in 2009, 8,703 payments totalling €120.3 million have been made to farmers under the Scheme. Processing of the remaining claims continues and it is not possible at this stage to provide estimates of the number of payments which remain to be made this year or of the number and value of the phased payments to be made in 2010 or 2011.
Dáil Éireann 682 Written Answers. Grant Payments.