Information released by DAERA 2020

The table below summarises the requests received by the Department during 2020 which are considered to be of wider public interest.

To read the Department's response to each request click on the DAERA reference number.

Date received Summary of information requested DAERA reference number
16/12/2020 Information on landfills in Northern Ireland that accept hazardous waste from 2104 to 2019 DAERA/20-347
11/12/2020 Statistics on clothing waste within Northern Ireland's environment DAERA/20-338
11/12/2020 Statistics on the exportation of clothing waste for the last 20 years DAERA/20-337
09/12/2020 Provide annual facility waste returns data for 2014 to 2019 by waste type received and removed DAERA/20-333
02/12/2020 A copy of a 2015 Internal Audit Report on the implementation of the recommendations of the 2013 Mills Report DAERA/20-332
30/11/2020 Information regarding the surveillance of Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) pollution including care home discharge consents DAERA/20-326
27/11/2020 Information on the dairy sector in NI DAERA/20-321
09/11/2020 A list of all land or property currently owned by the Department. DAERA/20-303

Information relating to the Mourne Mountains Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Conservation Objectives



Request for the latest estimate made by Daera for the number of
state veterinarians, that will be required at border inspection posts in Northern Ireland for trade from Great Britain.



Request for information in relation to RHI Inquiry Costs.



Various questions regarding deer management in Northern Ireland.



Request for any recent information on the water quality of the Glen Burn River Report near Kilwaughter



Provide details on Combined sewer overflows’ for water and Sewage companies in Northern Ireland



Information relating to ministerial cars and drivers in particular the number of crashes, collisions or RTCs and who is responsible for the driver(s) wages



Provide a copy of the risk assessment carried  out by NIEA on the financial, environmental and health risks associated with not having a specific Contaminated Land regulatory regime in Northern Ireland


06/05/2020 Financial Information relating to the operation of the Horse Racing Fund for the past five years. DAERA/20-123
09/05/2020 Number of pollution incidents in the Glenavy river for the last 10 years including the action taken in responding to and following up individual pollution and fish kill incidents DAERA/20-113
29/04/2020 Information relating to licences / permits for Reahill Pig Farm in Newtownabbey DAERA/20-108
10/04/2020 How many exotic pets and primates are registered with the Department. DAERA/20-104
18/03/2020 Details of indenture for Lough Erne DAERA/20-94
21/02/2020 Information relating to compliance with the Animal Boarding Establishments Regulations 1974 DAERA/20-71
14/02/2020 Information relating to the requirements and number of import licenses issued for exotic animals in Northern Ireland for the past 5 years DAERA/20-61
28/01/2020 How much taxpayer money spent on Bovine TB testing 2016-2019 and how much compensation paid out for farmers affected by bovine TB 2016-2019 AE6-20-34
27/01/2020 Information held regarding the impact of peat cutting on biodiversity in NI over past 20 years DAERA/20-38
24/01/2020 The number of vets who are approved to carry out TB tests in Northern Ireland for the calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 AE6-20-30
16/01/2020 Irish Language and Ulster Scots Spend by DAERA in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 AE6-20-24
13/01/2020 Journey of details of Department’s ministerial CARS SINCE Jan 16 2017 to present as possible – with appropriate details of the journeys. Cost to Dept including fuel and upkeep of the car AE6-20-17
13/01/2020 Timescales for clean-up of Mobuoy dump; funding for clean up; was there a public inquiry, what was the outcome? AE6-20-15
03/01/2020 Confirmation of the regulations DAERA are required and / or empowered to Licence Boarding Kennels AE6-20-11
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