Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
The person named was approved into GLAS 1 with a contract commencement date of 1 October 2015 and has received payments in respect of 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Administrative checks involving a number of sections within the Department take place on all GLAS claims. All cases must clear validation checks before payment can issue. Department officials are working proactively to complete the checks. Once this case clears validations the 2018 advance payment will be made. GLAS payments are issuing on a weekly basis.
458. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when 2017 and 2018 GLAS payments will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53782/18]
The person named was approved into GLAS 1 with a contract commencement date of 1 October 2015 and has received all payments in respect of scheme years 2015 and 2016 and the 2017 advance.
The 2017 balance payment was delayed due to an issue relating to the Low Input Permanent Pasture claim. This issue is expected to be resolved shortly. Once the 2017 balance payment is made the case will move forward for processing of the 2018 claim. GLAS payments issue on a weekly basis.
The person named is a participant in the AEOS3 scheme, not the GLAS scheme.
The AEOS contract commenced on 1 May 2013 and will be completed on 31 December 2018. All AEOS 3 payments have issued to the person named.