Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (413)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

413. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if the Government will agree to a once-off capital investment fund for the further modernisation of the post office network to enable the wide-spread provision of banking facilities in rural areas and disadvantaged urban areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5704/14]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

Operational matters and the role of developing commercial strategies for the post office network, including capital investment in the network, are a matter for the Board and management of the company and not one in which I have a function.