Thursday, 24 October 2013

Questions (37, 43)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

37. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the steps he is taking to ensure that Irish workers, crew, boat builders and installation companies are given priority when installing offshore wind infrastructure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45026/13]

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Michelle Mulherin

Question:

43. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the steps being taken to ensure that the Government objective of ensuring local employment where possible on energy projects is being pursued by project developers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44898/13]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 37 and 43 together.

I refer to the reply to Question No. 333 [44826/13] of 22 October.