Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Questions (366)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Question:

492 Mr. Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if he has received submissions from Kildare County Council with regard to the provision of a transient Traveller halting site in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3019/04]

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

Under the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998 the provision of accommodation for Travellers, including the provision of transient halting sites, is a matter for each housing authority concerned. My Department has not received a proposal from Kildare County Council in relation to the provision of a transient Traveller halting site.