Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Cork Cottage Scheme.

asked the Minister for Local Government if, in view of the urgency of the matter, he will sanction at an early date the proposed rural cottage scheme under the West Cork Board of Health and Assistance.

Approval has been given to 46 sites selected by the western committee of Cork County Council for the erection of labourers' cottages. One site was rejected as unsuitable and certain further information has been requested in regard to three other sites. Details of the local authority's proposals in regard to the cottages to be built on the approved sites are now awaited.