Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Questions (125)

David Stanton

Question:

254 Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if he will consider opening or relocating an agriculture office in east or north Cork to provide a service to the farmers there in view of the fact that the proposal to move all the staff at present working in Cork city to Macroom will necessitate a long journey through Cork city for farmers from the east and the north of the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3222/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Agriculture and Food)

I refer the Deputy to the Budget Statement of the Minister for Finance on decentralisation of this Department's Cork city staff to Macroom. I have no plans to open or relocate another office in Cork.