Thursday, 29 January 2004

Questions (93)

Emmet Stagg

Question:

90 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Finance if he will ensure that an early meeting is held between officials of the OPW and Kildare County Council to see what outstanding documentation is required in relation to flood relief schemes in Maynooth, Leixlip, Straffan and Ardclough, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2565/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Finance)

A meeting has been arranged in the first week of February between the Office of Public Works and officials of Kildare county council to discuss issues in relation to flooding in Maynooth, Leixlip, and Ardclough, County Kildare.

In relation to Straffan, County Kildare, the flooding problem arises from surface water drainage. This is a matter solely for the county council.