Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Questions (24)

Pearse Doherty


24. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when details of the new national lottery licence holder will be announced. [42514/13]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

I announced on 3rd October 2013 that Premier Lotteries Ireland Limited, a consortium comprising Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (the owner of the Camelot Group), An Post and An Post pension funds, has been selected as the preferred applicant for the next National Lottery licence.

Discussions on finalising the terms of the licence will commence shortly between the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Preferred Applicant. These discussions are scheduled to be completed in November 2013 with a signature date in December 2013.