Thursday, 20 June 2013

Questions (18)

Robert Troy

Question:

18. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to reform the process used by the Croke Park implementation body to take account of the more complex nature of the Haddington Road Agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29677/13]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The Implementation Body was set up under the terms of the Public Service Agreement 2010-2014 (Croke Park Agreement) to oversee and drive implementation of that Agreement across the public service.

Public service trade unions are currently considering the various proposals put forward under the Public Service Stability Agreement 2013-2016 (Haddington Road Agreement) and those that need to ballot will do so over the coming weeks ahead of the implementation date of 1 July. The implementation arrangements for the Haddington Road Agreement will be considered by the parties to the Agreement over the coming weeks.