14 05 2018
IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Enterprise, Business and Innovation Heather Humphreys of a pilot labour permit scheme for the agriculture sector as a positive first step.
01 05 2018
Ahead of a meeting between the Department of Housing and local authorities on the implementation of the Vacant Site Levy this week, IFA President Joe Healy has reiterated his call on Minister John Paul Phelan to issue a revised circular to clarify that farmland should not be deemed ‘vacant’.
12 04 2018
IFA President Joe Healy has said Minister John Paul Phelan must issue a revised circular on the vacant site levy immediately to clarify that local authorities should not deem farmland ‘vacant’ under the Vacant Site Levy legislation.