Wednesday, 20 October 2004

Questions (125)

Charlie O'Connor

Question:

225 Mr. O’Connor asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the priorities of his Department following the recent Cabinet changes; the programme being followed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25719/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism)

The priorities for my Department are set out in the programme for Government and are further articulated in my Department's statement of strategy which is available on my Department's website. Progress on the delivery of these priorities is set out in my Department's first annual report 2002-03 which is also available on my Department's website.

In addition to the foregoing, my Department will be taking all possible steps to implement Government policy on decentralisation regarding the core Department and the three agencies under its aegis designated to be decentralised.

Question No. 226 answered with QuestionNo. 224.