Information released by DAERA 2023

The table below summarises the requests received by the Department during 2023 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
19/05/2023 A list of licensed animal boarders along with their licence expiry date. DAERA/23-170
05/05/2023 Breakdown of monies paid to farmers under the Farm Business Improvement Scheme & the cost of administering the Scheme. DAERA/23-157
02/05/2023 A list of intensive pig, chicken, beef and dairy farms in Northern Ireland. DAERA/23-149
27/04/2023 The number of bird culls carried out across NI due to confirmed or suspected cases of avian influenza. DAERA/23-146
25/04/2023 A variety of questions regarding our use of cloud services and infrastructure including annual budget for last five years for IT managed services and cloud % of that budget. DAERA/23-143
24/04/2023 Provide all details in relation to the number of agricultural river pollution incidents, broken down by the relevant river catchment area for the last 5 calendar years. DAERA/23-141
05/04/2023 Complete dataset for recycled plastic packaging exported from NI since 2017. DAERA/23-129
29/03/2023 Statistics for domestic discharge consents from 2017 to 2021. DAERA/23-119
24/03/2023 Details of imported and exported waste for Northern Ireland for 2022/23. DAERA/23-113
18/03/2023 Seeking a range of details regarding large clothing bins sited in the Belfast area. DAERA/23-111
16/03/2023 Information and stats on EFS hedgerows. DAERA/23-106
24/01/2023 Details of any water quality monitoring data that has been collected in relation to the Garrison Wastewater treatment works consented discharge. DAERA/23-104
01/03/2023 For financial years 2020 – 2022, data relevant to a list of European Waste Catalogue codes for waste streams at facilities in N Ireland. DAERA/23-70
20/02/2023 For the last 5 years in the Co Fermanagh, bTB levels, number of cattle slaughtered due to bTB and amount of compensation paid to farmers. DAERA/23-57
20/02/2023 In last 3 years and for 2011 / 12, number of dead badgers collected at the roadside, number of those tested for TB and number those that tested positive. DAERA/23-56
25/01/2023 The amount of grant paid to the Pig Industry for the last 3 financial years detailing compliance with planning & statutory regulations. Number of pigs lost in outbreaks of fire in the last 3 years. DAERA/23-42
31/01/2023 Cost details regarding reports commissioned in response to a tribunal case, cost of new NICS raising concern policy & cost of refreshed Civil Service Code of Ethics. DAERA/23-41
31/01/2023 Stats on the number of checks at Border Control Posts (BCP) relating to animals and animal products, including non-compliant findings and enforcement actions, from 2015 to Jan 2023 broken down for each BCP. DAERA/23-35
23/01/2023 Details regarding money spent and resources used to date by Dept on this Mobuoy clean up. DAERA/23-34
31/01/2023 Number of wild bird species linked with every lethal control licence in NI during 2022. DAERA/23-33
26/01/2023 Material returned from search of e-mail accounts and other forms of electronic communication of Katrina Godfrey, Robert Huey, Julian Henderson and Joanne McAuley for any of the terms ‘PwC’, ‘Bronckaers’, ‘Oscar’ or ‘DAERA’. DAERA/23-27
25/01/2023 A range of questions relating to Forest Services ownership of Castlewellan Castle. DAERA/23-25
20/01/2023 Number of water pollution reports, attendances and water quality tests 2022 to date. DAERA/23-21
25/01/2023 Provide number of fishing boats registered, fishermen, deckhands employed, the weight and value of fish landed for the last 5 calendar years in Northern Ireland. DAERA 23-15
10/01/2023 Details of funding awarded to Lough Neagh Partnership by DAERA or NIEA. DAERA/23-14
09/01/2023 Request for decisions not taken because of the absence of a minister and / or fully functioning Executive at your Department. DAERA/23-9
03/01/2023 Details of occupancy rates of NI government offices in the months September- December 2022. DAERA/23-1
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