Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (96, 116)

Michelle Mulherin

Question:

96. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if all community child care groups will have their premises exempt from payment of commercial rates; if so, the basis for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12337/13]

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Michelle Mulherin

Question:

116. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans to exempt registered private child care facilities from commercial rates on the basis of their educational function; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12338/13]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 96 and 116 together.

I refer to the reply to Questions No. 443 and 444 of 26 February 2013. The position remains unchanged.