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Last updated - 5 Nov 2018, 15.01

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

24 Oct 2018, 14.31

Communications Committee, Minister Bruton to discuss Digital Safety Commissioner Bill

16 Oct 2018, 16.08

Communications Committee to question RTÉ Director General on Annual Report 2017, Independent Review of Role and Gender Equality Report & review by European Broadcasting Union

10 Oct 2018, 10.40

Communications Committee to question ComReg on deficiencies in broadband rollout

Recent videos

Tue, 6 Nov 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Detailed scrutiny of the Digital Safety Commissioner Bill 2017 (resumed)

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Thu, 25 Oct 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Detailed scrutiny of the Digital Safety Commissioner Bill 2017

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Engagement with RTÉ on the Annual Report 2017

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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, 6 Nov

Opening statement, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, T.D.

Opening statement, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, T.D. (PDF)

Tue, 6 Nov

Opening Statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening Statement, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Tue, 6 Nov

Opening Statement, Facebook

Opening Statement, Facebook (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:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie