Thursday, 11 July 2019

Questions (790)

Dara Calleary

Question:

790. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the circumstances regarding an application by Bus Éireann to the NTA to amend its licence for route 52 which it commenced operating in June 2018; if he has received correspondence in connection with the route since April 2018; if so, if he will publish the correspondence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30646/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have overall responsibility for policy and funding in relation to public transport.

The issue raised is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Bus Éireann and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the NTA for direct reply. Any correspondence or previous parliamentary questions received by my Department on this issue were referred to the NTA. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within ten working days.