Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

48.

asked the Minister for the Environment if a house improvement grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford on the approval received as they have committed expenditure on the strength of this approval.

The special dispensation from prior inspection in respect of valid applications received by 25 February 1986 did not apply in this case. As the applicant had not, in accordance with the conditions of the house improvement scheme, furnished the tax numbers of the contractor carrying out the particular works his application had to be returned to him and was not received back in the Department until 3 June 1986. It was subsequently necessary to reject the application as contrary to a condition of the scheme work had commenced before an inspection was carried out.

49.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a house improvement grant inspection will be carried out, and approval granted to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford.

It was necessary to reject the application in this case as the required waiting period had not elapsed since payment of a previous house improvement grant.

50.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a house improvement grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Cork.

On receipt of notification of completion of work an inspection will be arranged with a view to payment of the grant.

51.

asked the Minister for the Environment when persons (details supplied) in County Clare will have an inspection carried out for a house improvement grant as they applied some time ago.

A grant cannot be allowed in this case as a formal certificate of approval had not issued on or before 27 March 1987.

52.

Mr. Fahey

asked the Minister for the Environment when a person (details supplied) in County Waterford will receive payment of a house improvement grant.

A grant cannot be allowed in this case as a formal certificate of approval had not issued on or before 27 March 1987.

53.

Mr. Fahey

asked the Minister for the Environment when a person (details supplied) in County Waterford will receive payment of a house improvement grant.

On receipt of notification of completion of work an inspection will be arranged with a view to payment of the grant.

54.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason for the delay in having an inspection for a house improvement grant carried out for a person (details supplied) in County Waterford; and when same will take place.

A grant cannot be allowed in this case as a formal certificate of approval had not issued on or before 27 March 1987.

55.

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

Documentation required to enable a decision to be made on this application was requested on the 4 November last and is awaited.

56.

asked the Minister for the Environment when payment of a new house grant will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Waterford.

There is no record of the receipt in my Department of an application for a new house grant from the person named at the address given.

57.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason for the delay in having a final inspection for a house improvement grant carried out for a person (details supplied) in County Waterford.

A grant cannot be allowed in this case as a formal certificate of approval had not issued on or before the 27 March 1987.

58.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a person (details supplied) in County Waterford will receive payment of a new house grant.

A new house grant cannot be paid in this case as contrary to conditions of the scheme the applicant is not the first owner-occupier of this house and her spouse had previously purchased a house.

59.

asked the Minister for the Environment the reason a person (details supplied) in County Waterford has not received payment of a new house grant.

A new house grant was paid on 30 April 1986 and the first instalment of the mortgage subsidy was paid on 25 November 1986.

60.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he will arrange immediate payment of a house improvement grant to a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny.

Payment of this grant has had to be deferred pending receipt of certain information relating to the carrying out of the work which has been requested from the applicant.

61.

asked the Minister for the Environment if approval will issue to a person (details suplied) in County Kilkenny for a house improvement grant; and, if so, when.

A grant cannot be allowed in this case as a formal certificate of approval had not issued on or before 27 March 1987.