Written Answers. - Health Act Grants.

Mary Wallace

Ceist:

267 Miss M. Wallace asked the Minister for Health the total value of grants under section 65 of the Health Act, 1953, made in each of the past 15 years; and the amount spent on administering these grants. [16907/96]

Limerick East): This information is not readily available, and a considerable effort would be required by my Department and health boards to collate and validate the data. In the circumstances, perhaps the Deputy could communicate with me in relation to any more specific information which she requires and I will endeavour to obtain it as quickly as possible.