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Joint Committee on Transport and Communications

This Committee has a very broad remit over policy areas which impinge on the lives of citizens in every corner of the country.  In shadowing the work of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Committee considers general policy matters relating to the functions of those two Departments and EU policy priorities in those areas. 

Transcripts of the proceedings of Committee Meetings
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What's on this week

Week commencing Monday 24 November 2014

The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications will meet the Chair Designate of the National Transport Authority on Tuesday 25th November.

The Select sub-Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport will meet with Mr. Michael Ring, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on Wednesday 26 November, to consider the Sport Ireland Bill 2014. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

News from the Committee

25 November 14
Select sub-Committee on Sport to consider Sport Ireland Bill 2014

24 November 14
Transport Committee to meet Chair Designate of National Transport Authority

18 November 14
Communications Committee to meet Department on Eircode concerns

 

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This Committee was established on 12 June 2012. It assumed relevant responsibilities from the Joint Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture and the Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht.

On 18 July 2013, the Committee launched a report which recommended that a single body be given responsibility for co-ordinating the regulation of social media content.
 

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