Written Answers. - Foster Care.

Gerry Reynolds

Question:

120 Mr. G. Reynolds asked the Minister for Health and Children if a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim is entitled to grant aid for the provision of extra accommodation in his home. [22206/98]

As the payment of discretionary foster care allowances is a matter for the health boards, I have asked the North Western Health Board to investigate the matter and respond directly to the Deputy.