Dáil Éireann - Volume 376 - 16 December, 1987

Written Answers. - Western Drainage Scheme.

48. Mr. Boylan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when a grant under the western drainage package scheme will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan.

[2515] Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): No grant is due as the approval issued to this applicant was cancelled in September 1983 when the works had not been completed within the time limit allowed.

49. Mr. Boylan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when a grant under the western drainage scheme will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): These works will shortly be inspected and if found to have been completed to specification payment of the grant will be certified in the normal way.

50. Mr. Boylan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when a grant under the western drainage scheme will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): A claim under the farm improvement programme for payment of a grant of £1,320 has been received and will be paid as soon as practicable. All claims under the programme are dealt with strictly in order of receipt. Due to existing budgetary constraints there is some delay in making grant payments.