Farm Ireland

Monday 20 February 2017

IFA protest today over Farm Charter

Published 29/04/2015 | 02:30

Farmers are to protest outside the Department of Agriculture headquarters in Dublin today at the slow level of progress over the Farmers Charter.

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IFA deputy president Tim O'Leary said farmers are becoming extremely frustrated over the lack of progress from Agriculture Minister, Simon Coveney, in finalising a new Charter of Farmers' Rights to coincide with the new CAP.

Mr O'Leary said there were the outstanding issues to be resolved on a new charter included a fairer inspection system and reasonable notice of inspections.

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