Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Questions (172)

Catherine Martin

Question:

172. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of submissions made in response to the Phoenix Park Visitor Experience Strategic Review; when these will be collated; the process that will be taken from here on; if there will be further public consultation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30401/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

During the observation period, which ran from 19th March 2019 until 31st May 2019, one thousand, five hundred and twelve (1,512) comments were submitted to the Office of Public Works in respect of the Draft Phoenix Park Visitor Experience Strategic Review.

OPW is now engaged in a detailed process of reviewing all of these comments and observations. It is not possible at this stage to say when this will be completed. Any proposed developments or conservation projects which might arise out of this draft review would be subject to the full statutory planning processes.