Kavanagh, Liam

Wednesday, 31 October 1984

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 353 No. 4

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Written Answers. - Dublin Housing.

On 25 October 1984 I approved the proposal submitted by Dublin Corporation to make certain amendments to their scheme of letting priorities, subject to a number of modifications that I asked the corpo...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Under the Housing (Improvement Grants) Regulations 1983, an improvement grant shall not be paid where the relevant works are commenced before an inspection of the house is carried out by an officer of...More Button

One of the conditions governing payment of a new house grant requires that the applicant must occupy the house as his normal place of residence. In this case my Department's inspector established tha...More Button

Written Answers. - Kerry Housing.

The information requested by the Deputy is not available in my Department. Decisions as to the provision of accommodation for persons in need of housing are the responsibility of the housing authorit...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

My Department's inspector called to the house in March 1984 and reported that it was unoccupied. The applicant was then requested to notify my Department when he had taken up permanent occupation of ...More Button

The grant will be paid as soon as possible.More Button

Galway County Council's decision on the design for this scheme is awaited in my Department to enable the allocation of grants to be considered for the scheme.More Button

Written Answers. - Mortgage Subsidy Payment.

There was no undue delay in this case. Payment of the first instalment of the mortgage subsidy was made recently.More Button

Written Answers. - Corrib (Galway) New Bridge.

The construction of a new bridge and approaches over the River Corrib at Galway city at an estimated cost of £10.5 million at 1984 prices, is at present under way. In view of the commitment of funds ...More Button

Written Answers. - County Sligo Road Grants.

It is a matter for Sligo County Council to finance the cost of these works from their own resources, supplemented by the block grant from my Department. In view of the nature and extent of the remedia...More Button

Written Answers. - House Improvement Grant.

Where a grant has been approved under the essential repair scheme, the only grant allowable under my Department's house improvement grants scheme is in respect of the provision of water and sewerage f...More Button

Written Answers. - Laois Housing Schemes.

I have recently approved the unit cost in the recommended tender for the 8-house scheme at Borris-in-Ossory. This means that Laois County Council can now place a contract for this scheme and work can ...More Button

Written Answers. - Ministerial Transport.

From the introduction of the revised transport arrangements to 30 September 1984, a cost of £7,290.74 was incurred in respect of 24,043 miles of official travel by Ministers of State attached to my De...More Button

Written Answers. - County Kilkenny Grant Payment.

The person named was issued with a certificate of approval to a new house grant in September 1984. An inspection with a view to payment of the grant, if in order, will be carried out as soon as possi...More Button

Written Answers. - Road Traffic Legislation.

The general penalty for road traffic offences of the kind mentioned by the Deputy, was increased by the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1984 which came into force on 18 July 1984. The maximum fine for ...More Button

Under the Road Traffic Acts, a driving licence or a provisional licence for any category of vehicle may not be granted to a person who has not attained the age of sixteen years. In the case of motor ...More Button

Written Answers. - Land Purchase Legislation.

Correspondence has been received from Dublin County Council in relation to the amount of compensation payable in respect of lands in an area between Firhouse Road and the Dodder River which were compu...More Button

Written Answers. - “Rules of the Road” Booklet.

Adequate supplies of the “Rules of the Road” booklet are maintained by the National Road Safety Association (which produces and distributes the booklet on my behalf) to ensure in particular that any p...More Button

Written Answers. - Mortgage Subsidy Payment.

The first instalment of the mortgage subsidy amounting to £1,000 was paid on 23 October 1984.More Button

There is no record in my Department of the receipt of a new house grant application from the person named.More Button

The file in this case has been referred to my Department's inspector for investigation and report with a view to payment of the new house grant. The grant will be paid when an inspection establishes ...More Button

This grant has been paid.More Button

Written Answers. - Proposed Farm Tax.

Legislation providing for a farm tax, as proposed in the National Economic Plan, “Building on Reality”, is being prepared in my Department. Detailed proposals concerning all aspects of the proposed ta...More Button

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