Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Questions (515)

Denis Naughten


515. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of vacant desk spaces available in accommodation allocated to his Department in Civil Service accommodation outside Dublin city; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46300/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

My Department occupies offices in two locations, in Trinity Point, Dublin 2 and Government Buildings in Ballina, Co. Mayo.

The office space in the building in Ballina is shared between five Government Departments. In Ballina my Department currently has three desks in the space allocated to us which are not allocated to individual staff but are used by Department staff from Dublin when they attend the Ballina office. My Department is in discussions with OPW to secure additional space.