Dáil Éireann - Volume 365 - 17 April, 1986

Written Answers. - Western Drainage Allocation.

53. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for Agriculture the capital funding allocated for land drainage purposes in western areas in the years 1983, 1984 and 1985; and the proposed allocations in the years 1986 and 1987.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Deasy): The following table shows the allocations for field drainage under the western drainage scheme in the years 1983-86 inclusive 1983 — £9 million, 1984 — £9 million, 1985 — £9 million, 1986 — £5.3 million. The provision for 1987 will be decided when next year's Estimates are being finalised.