Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Sewerage Schemes.

28.

asked the Minister for Local Government when the intends to give sanction for the sewerage scheme at Ashford, County Wicklow, and to sanction a loan for it.

Contract documents for this scheme were received in my Department on the 5th February, 1970, and are being examined by my technical advisers. A decision will be given shortly. I have received no application for a loan to finance the scheme.

29.

asked the Minister for Local Government when he proposes to sanction the loan for Pettigo sewerage scheme, County Donegal.

This scheme is the subject of correspondence between my Department and the county council and it would be premature to deal with the question of a loan at this stage.