City & County Councils to brief Housing Committee on Implementation of Housing & Homelessness Policies & Initiatives

Committee will also engage with Chair Designate of Pyrite Resolution Board

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government will meet tomorrow at 9.30am in Committee Room 1, Leinster House.
The agenda is as follows:

Session A: Engagement with Mr. Jack Keyes, Chairperson Designate, Pyrite Resolution Board

Session B: Implementation of Housing & Homelessness Policies & Initiatives [Officials from Dublin City Council, Cork City Council, Waterford City & County Council and Fingal County Council]

Speaking ahead of the meeting, Committee Chairperson, Maria Bailey TD said, “The meeting tomorrow is split into two sessions. The first session will see the Committee engage with Mr Jack Keyes, Chairperson designate to the Pyrite Resolution Board. The Committee will discuss and examine the strategic priorities of the Mr Keyes in relation to his new role. The second session will see the Committee engage with officials from Cork City Council, Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council and Waterford City and County Council. Each Council will have their own unique viewpoint on the challenges faced by local authorities and will be able to account for their work in the area of housing and homelessness’’.

Committee proceedings can be viewed live here: http://bit.ly/2pj9mMH

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the move, through the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.

ENDS/

Media enquiries:

Nuala Walsh,
Committee Press Officer,
Communications Unit,
Houses of the Oireachtas,
Leinster House,
Dublin 2.
P: +353 1 618 3437
M: +353 86 4100 898
Email: Nuala.Walsh@Oireachtas.ie
Twitter: @OireachtasNews

Committee Membership:

Chairperson: Maria Bailey (Fine Gael)

Deputies

Pat Casey (Fianna Fáil)
Ruth Coppinger (AAA-PBP)
Barry Cowen Fianna Fáil)
Mattie McGrath (Rural Independent Group)
Eoin O Broin (Sinn Féin)
Fergus O’Dowd (Fine Gael)

Senators

Victor Boyhan (Independent)
Paudie Coffey (Fine Gael)
Jennifer Murnane O'Connor (Fianna Fáil)
Grace O'Sullivan (Green Party)