Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Questions (119, 121)

John Lyons

Question:

119. Deputy John Lyons asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will elaborate further on caps for water charges for those with medical conditions; if those with colostomy bags will be included for consideration; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23882/14]

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Richard Boyd Barrett

Question:

121. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if Crohn's disease, colitis and ulcerative colitis will be on the vulnerable customers list for water charges in view of the fact that these medical conditions require high water usage. [23908/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 119 and 121 together.

I refer to the reply to Question No. 95 of 29 May 2014. The position is unchanged.