Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.

Mary Upton


194 Dr. Upton asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the steps he has taken to encourage members of staff in his Department to cycle to work; if his Department provides showering facilities; if his Department will supply cycle helmets to ensure safe cycling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15257/02]

Parking areas for bicycles are available for all office premises of my Department. Showering facilities are also available for staff in my Department's offices. I have no proposals at present to supply cycle helmets to staff.