Wednesday, 25 February 2004

Ceisteanna (110, 111)

John McGuinness

Ceist:

197 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children the status of an application under the housing aid for the elderly scheme in the name of a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; if the application can be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6180/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of health services in Kilkenny is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the SEHB. My Department has asked its CEO to investigate the matter and to reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.

John McGuinness

Ceist:

198 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children the status of an application under the housing aid for the elderly scheme in the name of a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; if the application can be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6181/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

The scheme in the Kilkenny area is operated by the SEHB, on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Local Government. My Department has asked the board's CEO to investigate the matter and to reply to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.