Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (525)

Niall Collins

Question:

536 Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will confirm he has been contacted by South Dublin County Council in respect of the council designating a site in Tallaght west, Dublin, for a new Garda station; and the consultations that will take place on the matter. [34757/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

In accordance with the provisions of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, decisions in relation to the opening of Garda stations are a matter, in the first instance, for the Garda Commissioner.

I have not had any contact with South Dublin County Council in relation to this matter.