Thursday, 29 January 2004

Questions (166)

Cecilia Keaveney

Question:

166 Cecilia Keaveney asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government when a vacancy (details supplied) in County Donegal will be filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2605/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

An overall country-wide package of measures involving the reorganisation of the national parks and wildlife service of my Department is being implemented following agreement with the main trade union involved last year. In this context, arrangements are in hands for the recruitment of additional conservation rangers through the Civil Service and Local Appointments Commissioners. Provision for specific conservation ranger coverage of the area in question will be made within the revised overall organisational arrangements.