Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to oireachtas.ie

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Tuesday, 8 October 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 469 No. 5

First Page Previous Page Page of 182 Next Page Last Page

 120. Cecilia Keaveney Information on Cecilia Keaveney Zoom on Cecilia Keaveney  asked the Minister for the Environment Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin  the number of applications that were received for the new house grant in each of the years from 1994 to 1996 on a county basis; the percentage of these applications which were refused; and the grounds for such refusals. [17676/96]

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Ms McManus): Information on Liz McManus Zoom on Liz McManus The records routinely kept in relation to new house grant activity do not facilitate the compilation of data on the reasons for grant refusals. It would not be practicable, therefore, having regard to the time available and the inordinate commitment of staff time and resources that would be involved, to provide this information.

The numbers of new house grant applications received in 1994, 1995 and 1996 are as follows:

[1531] New House Grant Applications

County 1994 1995 1 Jan. to 30 Sept. 1996
Carlow 88 93 89
Cavan 70 59 57
Clare 201 229 175
Cork 860 911 827
Donegal 238 239 217
Dublin 3,820 4,039 3,435
Galway 251 339 338
Kerry 180 198 162
Kildare 654 738 579
Kilkenny 127 130 113
Laois 92 86 79
Leitrim 19 18 12
Limerick 367 448 297
Longford 27 32 48
Louth 196 333 284
Mayo 227 284 185
Meath 243 244 286
Monaghan 37 50 50
Offaly 68 104 56
Roscommon 83 85 55
Sligo 115 115 140
Tipperary 141 174 200
Waterford 208 254 225
Westmeath 94 146 16
Wexford 169 198 168
Wicklow 174 276 251
Total 8,749 9,822 8,489


Last Updated: 21/04/2015 10:40:31 First Page Previous Page Page of 182 Next Page Last Page