asked the Minister for Education if she will authorise immediately the sale of VEC lands at Gort to the Gort Community Development Association; and if she will explain the reason for the nine months delay in taking a decision on the matter.
Written Answers. - County Galway VEC Lands.
An inspection of the lands in question was recently carried out by my Department's building unit. A report of this inspection is currently under examination. Following this examination a decision will be conveyed to County Galway Vocational Education Committee.
The disposal of State lands necessitates detailed investigations being carried out and the completion of these investigations necessarily takes time. I have directed that consideration of this case should be finalised as quickly as possible.