Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Questions (56, 57)

Derek Nolan

Question:

56. Deputy Derek Nolan asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide a county breakdown, in tabular form, of the number of businesses which have used State supports such as the Credit Review Office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42615/13]

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Derek Nolan

Question:

57. Deputy Derek Nolan asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide a county breakdown in tabular form of the number of businesses in the constituency of Galway West which have used State supports for Irish businesses such as the Credit Review Office; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42616/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 56 and 57 together.

The Credit Review Office (CRO) has provided me with the following information:

County

Number of Applications To Date

Carlow

4

Cavan

6

Clare

4

Cork

36

Donegal

9

Dublin

101

Galway

9

Kerry

15

Kildare

11

Kilkenny

4

Laois

7

Leitrim

2

Limerick

22

Longford

6

Louth

8

Mayo

9

Meath

11

Monaghan

2

Offaly

4

Roscommon

4

Sligo

3

Tipperary

17

Waterford

12

Westmeath

7

Wexford

9

Wicklow

10

Total

332

The CRO does not record applications by constituency but I am informed that there have been 9 applications to the CRO by SMEs in the county of Galway.