The table below summarises the requests received by the Department during 2014 which are considered to be of wider public interest.
To read the Department's response to each request click on the DARD refernce number.
|Date received||Summary of information requested||DARD reference number|
|29/07/14||the number of written Assembly questions submitted to your department which have not been answered within the 10-day limit. I.e. how many questions are late/unanswered?||DARD/2014-0138|
|17/07/14||Information on Deer Management on forest owned land confined to the last year within Northern Ireland||DARD/2014-0134|
|03/07/14||A breakdown of conferences, visits and trips to locations outside the UK and Ireland involving the (1) minister and (2) senior civil servants during the last 18 months (January 1 2013 to June 30 2014).||DARD/2014-0130|
|27/06/14||How many workers within your department are on zero hour contracts?||DARD/2014-0126|
|28/04/14||A breakdown of the number of hours' overtime for the 2013/14 financial year, the cost of this overtime for the 2013/14 financial year||DARD/2014-0089|
|18/03/14||Copy of the correspondence sent from HMRC to Michelle Gildernew giving clarification where a farmer renting out his/her land in conacre was entitled to claim Agriculture Property Relief on inheritance||DARD/2014-0056|
|10/03/14||Information on new dairy plant at Cafre||DARD/2014-0054|
|07/03/14||Information on hotel costs for staff in USA and Canada over the last 3 financial years.||DARD/2014-0047|
|05/03/14||Information on provision of laptops to staff||DARD/2014-0084|
|31/01/14||The money allocated to Rugby clubs, Soccer Clubs, GAA clubs in Co Fermanagh from Dard. in the last financial year.||DARD/2014-0028|
|30/01/14||Information on Mileage Reimbursement Spend, Taxi Spend, Car Hire spend||DARD/2014-0025|
|28/01/14||Information that relates to funding budget and administration of Axis 3 NI Rural Development Programme.||DARD/2014-0027|
|25/01/14||Details of contracts for driving minister/senior officials. Number of official cars and the cost to purchase/maintain them. Annual milage for each month for the past 3 years.||DARD/2014-0022|
|23/01/14||The number of external consultant firms that the Department used in 2012 and 2013; the name of each firm; the amount the Department paid to each firm for their works; The number of these firms that are based in the Republic of Ireland||DARD/2014 -0020|
|21/01/14||The options given to the Minister from DARD reference transfers from Pillar I to Pillar II||DARD/2014-0017|
|17/01/14||Information on how much money the department has spent on ministerial cars and taxi journeys for Ministers and civil servants within the last two years.
How much it cost to purchase cars for ministerial use and how much it costs to maintain the fleet of cars used by ministers
|15/01/14||Information on Habitats Regulations Assessments under Article 6 of the Habitats Directive carried out by all parts of your department in 2012 and 2013.||DARD/2014 -0015|