Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Ceisteanna (734)

Dara Calleary

Ceist:

734. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount allocated to each local authority under the local improvement scheme in 2018; the amount paid to each local authority up to 30 June 2019, in tabular form; the percentage of the amount paid out to date of the figure allocated to each local authority in each year based up to 30 June 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29538/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Rural)

In 2018, I allocated over €20.8 million for Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) roads in two phases. To date, over €18.4 million has been paid out under the 2018 scheme; this equates to over 88% of the total allocated. The figures requested by the Deputy are provided on the table, by Local Authority:

Local Authority

Total Allocation 2018

Amount of 2018 Allocation Paid to Date

Percentage of Allocation Paid to date

Carlow

€528,279

€521,812

98.78%

Cavan

€636,680

€500,008

78.53%

Clare

€1,038,844

€1,023,900

98.56%

Cork

€1,700,000

€1,344,107

79.07%

Donegal

€1,792,516

€1,360,232

75.88%

Galway

€1,942,000

€1,942,000

100%

Kerry

€1,209,990

€1,011,739

83.62%

Kildare

€329,590

€329,590

100%

Kilkenny

€679,683

€533,810

78.54%

Laois

€568,255

€440,352

77.49%

Leitrim

€550,120

€550,120

100%

Limerick

€684,349

€575,009

84.02%

Longford

€472,217

€382,350

80.97%

Louth

€250,000

€249,984

99.99%

Mayo

€1,843,235

€1,447,941

78.55%

Meath

€773,404

€765,001

98.91%

Monaghan

€540,841

€540,841

100.00%

Offaly

€644,654

€644,486

99.97%

Roscommon

€820,968

€639,662

77.92%

Sligo

€606,870

€606,870

100%

Tipperary

€794,400

€713,368

89.80%

Waterford

€607,047

€607,047

100%

Westmeath

€607,224

€607,224

100%

Wexford

€511,410

€477,768

93.42%

Wicklow

€668,135

€668,135

100.00%

TOTAL

€20,800,711

€18,483,356

88.86%