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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Rural Improvements Scheme Grants.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. Harte: Information on Patrick D. Harte Zoom on Patrick D. Harte asked the Minister for Finance (1) the number of applications for grants under the rural improvements scheme since 21st April, 1965; (2) the number of applications in respect of which grants were made and the amount involved; (3) the number of applications refused, and the total amount involved; and (4) the number deferred and the total amount involved.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance (Mr. J. Gibbons): Information on James M. Gibbons Zoom on James M. Gibbons 383 applications were received in the period 21st April, 1965, to 8th August, 1965, when the acceptance of new applications was suspended. 132 of these have been inspected and reported on to date. 21 applications have been refused as unsuitable for grant, but it is not possible to state their total cost as estimates were not made in all cases. The remainder of the applications are on a waiting list for consideration at a later date, when earlier applications have been disposed of.


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