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Sunday 21 January 2018

Unanswered Questions

Unanswered questions put to the Department of Agriculture by the Farming Independent:

1.How many of the 950,000 land parcels have been reviewed so far?

2.Of those land parcels reviewed, how many had overclaims?

3.How many farmers does that equate to?

4.What was the average and range of the overclaim in percentage terms?

5.What was the average and range of the overclaims in euro?

6.What was the average penalty for the overclaim?

7.How many farmers who were found to overclaim so far have lodged an appeal?

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8.What percentage overclaim did the farmers who appealed have?

9.How long does the appeal process take?

10.What is the size of the fine that is threatened by Brussels?

11.Will the full 950,000ha review be complete by December 15?

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