Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (217)

Denise Mitchell


217. Deputy Denise Mitchell asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he plans to proceed with the election of a mayor in Limerick in May 2021. [2649/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The Programme for Government - Our shared Future commits to the development of legislation to allow the first directly elected mayor in Limerick to be elected in 2021. My Department is working towards that objective, as a priority. Indeed, proposals will shortly be brought to Government seeking approval to draft legislation that will facilitate the holding of the first direct election for Mayor in Limerick.

Question No. 218 answered with Question No. 211.