The committee is meeting in public session virtually through Microsoft Teams in Committee Room 2 in Leinster House. Apologies have been received from Deputies Alan Farrell and Donncadh Ó Laoghaire, and Senator Rónán Mullen. Deputy Rose Conway-Walsh is taking Deputy Ó Laoghaire's slot. Senator Malcolm Byrne will substitute for Senator Fiona O'Loughlin.
I remind members to ensure their mobile phones are switched off for the duration of the meeting as they interfere with the broadcasting equipment even while on silent mode. The minutes of the meeting on 20 July 2021 have been circulated to members. Are the minutes agreed to? Agreed.