Dáil Éireann - Volume 571 - 30 September, 2003

Written Answers. - Housing Aid for the Elderly.

  1297. Mr. P. McGrath asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the allocation under the housing aid for the elderly scheme to each health board in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20634/03]

  Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Mr. N. Ahern): The information requested is set out in the following table:

Health Board

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

Eastern

1,142,764

1,391,633

1,702,719

1,625,265

1,769,061

Midland

742,797

854,534

1,184,665

1,168,159

1,233,521

Mid-Western

669,152

793,586

1,208,791

1,460,199

1,577,602

North-Eastern

679,310

820,251

1,226,567

1,279,896

1,381,910

North-Western

590,428

717,402

958,652

888,817

979,331

South-Eastern

651,376

792,317

1,031,027

1,206,251

1,310,086

Southern

641,218

769,461

971,350

1,269,738

1,349,579

Western

1,231,646

1,479,245

1,874,133

2,095,068

2,301,910

Total

6,348,691

7,618,429

10,157,904

10,903,000

11,903,000

  Question No. 1298 answered with Question No. 1271.