Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (611)

Micheál Martin


611. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of public private partnerships, PPPs, in the capital programme involving road networks; the progress regarding same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29210/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015, the planning, design and construction of individual national roads, including the PPP projects, is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. 

Noting the above position, I have referred the question to TII for a direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.

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