Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2515)

Richard Boyd Barrett

Question:

2515. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the financial penalties that will be applied to a company (details supplied) by the NTA as a result of the bus services provided by them not meeting the targets set out in its contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34660/19]

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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 in Ireland. The issue raised is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) and 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.