Written Answers. - Council Led Task Force.

Mary Coughlan

Question:

145 Miss Coughlan asked the Minister for the Environment when the council led task force will be established for the administration of the urban and rural regeneration sub-programme 2C, measure 1, under the EU special support programme for peace and reconciliation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1748/96]

Each of the six county councils concerned has been requested by my Department to make the preliminary arrangements for the establishment of a task force in their county. I expect that all the task forces will be established in the near future.