Thursday, 4 November 2004

Questions (131)

Bernard J. Durkan

Question:

128 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Finance if the revised sketch scheme for the new Garda station at Leixlip, County Kildare is or will be finalised; when he expects the construction of the Garda station to commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27652/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Finance)

A revised brief was received from the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform which has increased the scale of the Garda station. Negotiations are ongoing with Kildare County Council with a view to maximising the development potential of the station site to better accommodate the proposed station. On completion of these negotiations, a revised sketch scheme will be issued to the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform for approval.