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Minister to Seek Committee Views on Additional Funding Scheme for Farmers and Horticulture Industry

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 21 May 2020

At its next meeting on Friday, 22 May 2020, the Assembly Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs will receive a briefing from Minister Poots on a new scheme to provide support for farmers and the horticulture industry.

The additional £25 million scheme was announced by the Minister for Finance on Wednesday 19 May 2020, and Minister Poots will now seek the views of the Committee on how the funding should be targeted and allocated.

Date: Friday, 22 May 2020

Time: 10.30am  

Venue: Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings

The full Committee agenda for this meeting can be accessed here:

This meeting will be streamed live on the Assembly’s website here:

For media enquiries contact:

Sinead Murphy
Deputy Communications Officer
Northern Ireland Assembly
Phone: 028 9052 5938
Mobile: 07899 864 368          

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