Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

76.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a new house grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim; and the reason for the delay in payment of same.

When the applicant notifies my Department that all outstanding works on the house have been completed an inspection with a view to approval and payment of the grant will be arranged.

77.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he has issued guidelines for the administration of the invalidity housing grant which debar old people in bad health from installing the basic necessities.

No guidelines of the type referred to by the Deputy have been issued by my Department.