Wednesday, 3 February 2016
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
48. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to facilitate a payment to a person (details supplied) under the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4551/16]
The person named has been approved under Tranche 1 of GLAS with a contract start date of 1 October 2015. GLAS applicants with a start date of 1 October 2015 are entitled to a 2015 part-year payment in respect of certain actions, and covering the three month period 1 October 2015-31 December 2015.
During the prepayment validation checks on the application of the person named a query was identified. Department officials are examining this query with a view to resolving it and moving to process the application for the part-year payment as soon as possible.