Information released by DARD during 2014

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
DARD/2014 -0016
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
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