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Ó Cuív, Éamon

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leader Programmes Funding

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the total revised amount of funding available under the LEADER programme for projects; the amount of this funding allocated to the integrated companies to date; the total commitments entered into b...More Button

I predict that the Minister will woefully underspend under this programme. Does he accept that if he wanted a total spend under the programme, the amount for projects approved by the end of the ye...More Button

If I understand the Minister correctly, the number of projects sanctioned at the end of the year will match exactly the amount of money available under the programme, which will mean that 100% of p...More Button

It is possible. We did it the last time.More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the number of LEADER projects of more than €150,000 that are awaiting his approval; the date each project was submitted to his Department; the total value of the projects involved; and if he will m...More Button

Dormant Accounts Fund Administration

I was wondering for a while there if the Minister was answering the question asked, because I did not ask for the history of the Dormant Accounts Fund.More Button

The Minister could have cut all of it out.More Button

He did not.More Button

Can the Minister tell me how much he approved for projects in 2011, 2012 and 2013? He gave me the 2013 figure of €6.385 million, but-----More Button

The Minister only gave me the disbursement figures for 2011 and 2012. I am asking how much was approved for projects in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The question was very specific and simple.More Button

Further to that, would the Minister accept that he is sitting on a fund of almost €100 million, excluding the reserve, that was specifically taken from financial institutions to assist programmes...More Button

The allocations, of approximately €8 million, €4 million and €6 million, total €18 million over three years. I am glad the Minister raised the issue of the general Government balance because when ...More Button

The Minister can make it available.More Button

He can make it available.More Button

I know exactly what I would do.More Button

Leader Programmes Expenditure

Asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government: the amount of money that remains for sanctioning in respect of projects under the Leader programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button