Written Answers. - Home Improvement Grants.

185.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason for the delay in the payment of a fuel conversion grant to a person (details supplied) in County Waterford.

A grant of £212 was paid on 7 November. Any delay that has arisen is due to the huge number of grant applications being processed in my Department.

186.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason for the delay in the payment of a reconstruction grant to a person (details supplied) in County Waterford.

There has been no undue delay in this case. The grant will be paid when an inspection establishes that the proposed work is eligible for a grant and has been satisfactorily completed. The inspection will be carried out as soon as possible.

187.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason for the delay in the payment of a fuel conversion grant to a person (details supplied) in County Waterford.

The grant will be paid as soon as possible. Any delay that has arisen is due to the huge number of grant applications being processed in my Department.