Dáil Éireann - Volume 647 - 19 February, 2008

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the amount paid out in rent supplement by the Health Service Executive to recipients in Cork for the years 2005 to date in 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6112/08]

  Deputy Martin Cullen: The following table shows expenditure on rent supplement to recipients living in Cork from 2005 to 2007.

Expenditure on Rent Supplement from 2005 to 2007 in Cork

Year

€m

2005

34.18

2006

36.69

2007

39.47

2008

*

* Expenditure in HSE South is 5.88m (provisional) in January 2008. County breakdown not currently available