Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Questions (262)

John Lahart

Question:

262. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the progress that has been made with regard to the referendum on the public ownership of water; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41591/20]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The Programme for Government provides that the Government will refer the issue of the environment, including water, and its place in the Constitution, to a relevant Joint Oireachtas Committee for consideration.  I and my Department will engage with the relevant Committee when work proceeds on this issue.