Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

226.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he will arrange for the immediate payment of a £1,000 grant to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

This grant has been paid.

227.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a new house grant will be approved and paid to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford.

A grant has been approved and will be paid shortly.

228.

asked the Minister for the Environment when an inspection for a house improvement grant will be made for a person (details supplied) in County Wexford.

There is no record in my Department of the receipt of an application for a house improvement grant from the person named. There is, however, an application for a new house grant and an inspection will be carried out as soon as possible.

229.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he will expedite inspection and payment of a new house grant for a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon as the house has been occupied for 12 months.

A grant will be paid when an inspection establishes that the house has been completed and occupied, and that the conditions applying to the grant scheme have been complied with. The inspection will be carried out as soon as possible.