Harkin criticises EU approval of changes to Diasadvantaged Area Scheme

first_img The decision of the European Commission to approve changes prepared by the Department of Agriculture under the 2012 Disadvantaged Area Scheme has been described as most disappointing by Independent MEP Marian Harkin.Ms Harkin is calling for the new requirements for payments under the DAS to be interpreted in the most flexible way by the Department of Agriculture, and says she is astounded that the European Commission has approved retrospective changes which will exclude several deserving farmers.Ms Harkin says the retrospective application of the scheme is particularly worrying….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/mhark.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Twitter Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp News Twitter By News Highland – August 15, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+center_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Previous articleHarvey welcomes progress on Trusk Road footpathNext article22 adults complete Leaving Cert through Donegal VEC News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Harkin criticises EU approval of changes to Diasadvantaged Area Scheme Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

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