Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (405)

Clare Daly

Question:

405. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if Fingal County Council has applied for an exemption to the public sector recruitment embargo in order to overcome the critical shortage of librarians due to retirement which is leading to facilities having to close; and if he will consider this request as a matter of urgency. [30210/13]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

I understand that Fingal County Council intends to seek sanction for a number of Library Assistant posts in the coming days. My Department will consider the matter in due course once such a request has been received.