Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - South Tipperary Housing.

26.

asked the Minister for Local Government what moneys he intends to make available for housing in the current financial year and what money he made available in five previous years to (a) Tipperary South Riding County Council, (b) Clonmel Corporation, (c) Tipperary Urban Council, (d) Carrick-on-Suir Urban Council and (e) Cashel Urban Council.

As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it with the Official Report. Following is the statement: —

TOTAL Amounts made available to certain local authorities for Housing.

Year ended 31st March

Tipperary South Riding County Council

Clonmel Corporation

Tipperary Urban District Council

Carrick-on-Suir Urban District Council

Cashel Urban District Council

£

£

£

£

£

1965

81,467

66,530

6,804

22,014

2,629

1966

84,995

244,098

30,282

31,371

2,631

1967

106,236

193,150

26,940

96,332

23,528

1968

130,116

129,686

47,935

44,632

5,396

1969

130,390

97,569

36,000

35,844

7,745

1970

169,000

136,000

19,000

64,000

1,800

NOTES: 1. This statement shows for each of the five years ended 31st March, 1969, the totals of:

(i) the capital allocations for house-purchase and reconstruction loans, supplementary housing grants and local authority housing; and

(ii) the subsidy paid for local authority housing.

2. In so far as the current financial year is concerned: —

(i) the capital allocations are provisional and are subject to review during the course of the year. The amount included for subsidy is an estimate.

Question No. 27 postponed.