Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Questions (663)

Mattie McGrath


663. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the work of the group within the structure of an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25293/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

My Department engages with the organisation referred to in relation to a range of issues of common interest to the Department and the local government sector. While the internal operations of the organisation, including internal groups and sub-committees, are a matter for the organisation itself, I understand that the work of the sub-group referred to is progressing well. My Department is engaging with the sub-group in relation to the development of a sustainable funding approach to housing stock maintenance and repairs and this will continue according as the sub-group’s work evolves further.