Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Distribution of Government Moneys.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state on what basis the £300,000 released to local authorities by virtue of the vote for an advance to the Guarantee Fund, passed on 27th June last, was distributed to local authorities and the amount thereof paid to each county council.

Subject to adjustments that were necessary in connection with draws upon the Guarantee Fund at March, 1934, regard was had to the amount of the annuities funded in each county. A statement of the amounts paid to each county is being prepared and will be sent to the Deputy.

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state upon what basis it is proposed to allocate the £250,000 provided for in the Supplementary Estimate for an advance to the Guarantee Fund recently submitted to the Dáil and if he will state the amount which it is proposed to allocate to each county council.

The amount when voted will be payable in a similar manner to that indicated in previous question, subject to any adjustments that may be found necessary. No allocation has been made pending the amount being voted by the Dáil.