Dáil Éireann - Volume 608 - 25 October, 2005
Written Answers. - Housing Aid for the Elderly.
Mr. Howlin Mr. Howlin
611. Mr. Howlin asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if additional funding will be provided to the Health Service Executive south eastern area, under the housing aid for the elderly scheme to deal with the lengthy waiting lists that exist in this area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30259/05]
Mr. N. Ahern Mr. N. Ahern
Mr. N. Ahern:A total of €2.66 million for the operation of the scheme was allocated to the Health Service Executive south eastern area for 2005.
The overall provision for the scheme in 2005 has been fully allocated by the task force, who administer the scheme under the aegis of my  Department, and no additional funding is available in the current year.
Dáil Éireann 608 Written Answers. Housing Aid for the Elderly.