Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (165)

Brendan Griffin


165. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his views on the fact that only four local authorities nationwide employ archaeologists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18293/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

Under section 159 of the Local Government Act 2001, each City and County Manager is responsible for staffing and organisational arrangements necessary for carrying out the functions of the local authorities for which he or she is res ponsible. Therefore, the matter raised in relation to the employment of archaeologists nationwide is a matter for each City and County Manager.