Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services holds first meeting

The Joint Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services held its first meeting today, Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Chairman of the Committee Pádraig Ó Céidigh: “The Committee held its first meeting today when we discussed a framework and schedule for all committee meetings for the next three months as well as an outline of discussion areas and overall strategy and purpose for all meetings. The meeting was business-like, professional and productive and I’d like to thank the Members for their input and contributions. We also heard from Kevin Duffy, the Chairman of the Expert Commission, who provided Committee members with an outline presentation of the Expert Commission’s report. The Joint Committee will consider the report of the Expert Commission on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services and report with recommendations to both Houses of the Oireachtas.”

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Committee Membership

Chairman of the Committee Pádraig Ó Céidigh

Deputies

Colm Brophy        Fine Gael
Mary Butler        Fianna Fáil
Barry Cowen        Fianna Fáil
Jim Daly        Fine Gael
Alan Farrell        Fine Gael
Noel Grealish        Independent
Seamus Healy        Workers and Unemployed Action Group South-Tipperary
Martin Heydon        Fine Gael
John Lahart        Fianna Fáil
Paul Murphy        AAA-PBP
Eoin Ó Broin        Sinn Féin
Jonathan O’Brien    Sinn Féin
Kate O’Connell        Fine Gael
Willie O’Dea        Fianna Fáil
Jan O’Sullivan        Labour Party
Thomas Pringle        Independent

Senators        

Paudie Coffey        Fine Gael
Lorraine Clifford-Lee    Fianna Fáil
Grace O’Sullivan    Green Party