Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (650)

Brian Stanley


650. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost per kilometre the National Roads Authority is paying to contractors for all maintenance, including grass cutting and litter picking, on the M7 motorway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30079/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and implementation of individual road projects is a matter for the National Roads Authority (NRA) under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2007 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. Noting the above position, I have referred the Deputy’s question to the NRA for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you don’t receive a reply within 10 working days.