Mr. John David Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the result of the investigation into blocked and overgrown streams at lands at 52 Dunover road, Whitechurch, Ballywater, Co. Down; and what maintenance has been undertaken as promised in his letter of 14 October 1986.
§ Mr. Viggers
The watercourse was inspected on 23 October 1986. Although one stretch was badly overgrown the blockage was minor. The riparian was advised and
Year and scheme Number of payments Grant paid 1980–81 Farm and Horticulture Development 341 108,314 Agricultural and Horticultural Development — — Farm Capital Grant 2,957 1,112,271 Agricultural and Horticultural Grant 3 1,526 TOTAL 3,301 1,222,111 1981–82 Farm and Horticulture Development 391 161,380 Agricultural and Horticultural Development — — Farm Capital Grant 2,178 781,111 Agricultural and Horticultural Grant 456 190,192 TOTAL 3,025 1,132,683
asked to clear the blockage. Re-inspection on 2 December 1986 showed that the blockage had been removed and that the watercourse was flowing freely.