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Last updated - 17 Sep 2018, 10.26

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Electric cars

latest report

Electric cars

The committee has published its report on decarbonising domestic transport - e-cars. It recommends the further reduction of the rate of motor tax which applies to electric vehicles.

Press releases

17 Sep 2018, 02.52

Broadband installation issues on Communications Committee agenda as it meets with Eir Chief Executive Carolan Lennon

31 Aug 2018, 16.03

Minister Naughten to appear before Communications Committee as it examines An Post Deal with Irish Postmasters’ Union

30 Jul 2018, 10.49

Communications Committee to question Facebook executives about moderation of violent, harmful content

Recent videos

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Further Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: COM(2018)340 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (resumed);
Broadband Installation Issues (resumed): Representatives from eir

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Tue, 4 Sep 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The impact of the uptake of the retirement package for Postmaster

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Wed, 1 Aug 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Moderation of violent and harmful content on the Facebook platform
Representatives from Facebook

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Recent reports

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Report on Decarbonising Domestic Transport - E-Cars
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on decarbonising domestic transport - e-cars

Mon, 28 May 2018

Report on the Detailed Scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on the detailed scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]

Mon, 12 Mar 2018

Report, Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees

Recent documents

Tue, 18 Sep

Opening statement, Carolan Lennon and Gary Healy, Eir

Opening statement, Carolan Lennon and Gary Healy, Eir (PDF)

Tue, 4 Sep

Opening statement, An Post

Opening statement, An Post (PDF)

Tue, 4 Sep

Opening statement, Minister Denis Naughten

Opening statement, Minister Denis Naughten (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie