Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (373)

Maurice Quinlivan

Question:

373. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the reason for the delay in the construction of social housing at Clonmacken, County Limerick (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38659/20]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The detailed advancement of housing and other works under the Rebuilding Ireland programme is a matter in the first instance for Limerick City and County Council.

My Department has issued all necessary approvals on this project and construction is underway. The management of the building contract is a matter for Limerick City and County Council. I understand that the Council has encountered some delays with the progression of this project but is endeavouring to expedite delivery. My Department is engaging with the Council to see that work is completed as soon as possible.