Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (252)

Jennifer Whitmore

Question:

252. Deputy Jennifer Whitmore asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when the establishment of a Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity will commence; the efforts made to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2920/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

While primary responsibility for convening of the assemblies rests with Department of the Taoiseach, the convening of a Citizens' Assembly on Biodiversity is under discussion at a senior level between the Department of the Taoiseach and my Department. These discussions primarily relate to the scope and timing of the assembly.