ICSA Membership

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FIGHTING FOR FAIRNESS FOR FARMERS IN QUALITY ASSURANCE

Fair Play in Audits

  • Right to immediate re-audit
  • Right to different inspector
  • No new terms & conditions

Other options for farmers

  • New live export markets
  • Stop factory abuse of residency rules to allow growth of mart trade
  • Tackle discrimination against Irish stores finished in UK

QPS Bonus & Deductions

  • Bonus on all cattle from QA farms
  • No penalties for heavy cattle over 420kg
  • End of 30 month cut-off

Accountability Further Down the Food Chain

  • Accountability for horsegate
  • Full transparency over what happens further down the food chain

 

FIGHTING FOR PAYMENT ON TIME

  • All farmers should be entitled to the advance payments of BPS and other schemes unless there is an absolute risk of a 100% penalty
  • Department needs to restructure its staffing so that delays are kept to a minimum and that there is a workable phone answering service / online system that gives farmers instant update on where their payments are at
  • Adequate staffing to cover schemes such as National Reserve and Young Farmers’ Scheme


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