Written Answers. - Rural Electrification.

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asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he is aware of some of the high charges being quoted for extension of electricity to homes in the Inchinmary/ Lyre/Banteer areas of County Cork; the plans his Department have to lighten this burden; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

I would refer the Deputy to my reply of 13th November, 1975, on the subject of the cost of connection of electricity supply to houses in rural areas.