Dáil Éireann - Volume 368 - 01 July, 1986

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

98. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for the Environment the reason a house improvement grant was not approved in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. O'Sullivan): An inspection will be carried out within a few weeks with a view to the approval of a grant.

99. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for the Environment when approval will be issued in respect of an application for a house improvement grant from a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. O'Sullivan): Following an inspection in May 1986 my Department's inspector reported that the applicant was considering the erection of a new house instead of improving her existing dwelling. She has not clarified the position in the meantime.

100. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for the Environment when a house improvement grant will [1695] be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

Minister for State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. O'Sullivan): An inspection will be carried out within a few weeks with a view to payment of the grant.

101. Mr. Kitt asked the Minister for the Environment when a final inspection will be carried out and payment of a new house grant made to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. O'Sullivan): A new house grant will be paid in this case when an inspection establishes that the house has been satisfactorily completed and occupied and that all the conditions of the grant scheme have been fulfilled. The inspection will be carried out within the next few weeks.

102. Mr. Noonan (Limerick West) asked the Minister for the Environment when a water supply grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. O'Sullivan): An inspection will be carried out within a few weeks with a view to the approval of a grant. Accordingly, the question of payment does not arise at this stage.