Wednesday, 4 February 2004

Questions (118)

Liz McManus

Question:

202 Ms McManus asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the recent report from the NESF, The Policy Implications of Social Capital, showing that high levels of volunteering and community spirit can boost economic performance, help reduce crime and tackle anti-social behaviour; if, in view of the report, he has plans to boost volunteering and participation in community groups; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3090/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs)

I refer the Deputy to the reply to Questions Nos. 30 and 33 of 27 November 2003.