Written Answers. - Grant Schemes.

Trevor Sargent

Question:

67 Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for Equality and Law Reform the number and the nature of the various grant schemes which he has approved in respect of his Department and its subordinate agencies; the schedule for these schemes; the objective of each such scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7932/96]

I have approved no grant schemes in respect of my Department or its subordinate agencies since my appointment as Minister for Equality and Law Reform in December 1994.

There are two grant schemes operating in my Department which were initiated prior to December 1994.