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Hazzard Welcomes Early LFA Payments to Farmers

SOUTH Down MLA  Chris Hazzard (Sinn Féin) has welcomed the announcement by Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill that the Less Favoured Area Compensatory Allowance (LFACA) will be paid early. Mr Hazzard said: “The announcement by Minister O’Neill that the Department will begin to pay Less Favoured Area Compensatory Allowance in February is…

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O’Neill Announces An Extra £5 Million for Rural Broadband

AGRICULTURE Minister Michelle O’Neill MLA has announced her plans to maximise the potential of the Rural Development Programme 2007 – 2013 for the remainder of the programme. The Minister said: “I want to see a Rural Development Programme that delivers the greatest benefit for everyone living or working in our rural…

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