Friday, 27 March 2015

Payments continue

The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith TD insisted this week that his Department was “continuing to process single farm and disadvantaged area payment applications” and said that “significant progress had been made in recent days, with an additional 9,610 disadvantaged area payments made since last Friday, worth €6.8 million. A total of 89,096 farmers have now been paid.”

Minister Smith also confirmed that his Department had now processed “111,500 SPS applications with payments worth in excess of €517 million having been issued in just two weeks.”