Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Questions (507)

Catherine Murphy


507. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the steering group for the separation of Irish Water from a group (details supplied) has presented proposals regarding the way in which the separation should occur; the number of times the steering group has met regarding the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40723/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

Work is progressing on implementing the Government’s decision that Irish Water would become a standalone publicly owned, commercial regulated utility separated from the Ervia Group. An Inter-Departmental Steering Group on the Separation of Irish Water from the Ervia Group has been established and has held 4 meetings to date. The Group, whose work is ongoing, is considering all the legislative and administrative actions required to give effect to the Government decision.