Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Questions (335)

Marc MacSharry


335. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of new Leap cards issued in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [28501/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has responsibility for integrated transport ticketing (including the Leap card) and also for the collection and publication of statistics relating to public transport generally.

Therefore, I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the NTA for direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A