Written Answers. - Housing Aid for the Elderly.

David Stanton

Question:

415 Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the amount allocated to the Southern Health Board in 2000 under the housing aid for the elderly programme; the amount to be allocated for the next programme; when this allocation will be made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7633/01]

A total of £765,000 for the operation of special housing aid for the elderly was allocated in 2000 to the Southern Health Board and an allocation of £1 million for 2001 was notified to the health board on 21 February.