Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (338)

Eoin Ó Broin

Question:

338. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the amount spent by his Department in responding to the collective complaint brought to the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg regarding conditions in local authority properties; and the breakdown of those costs by type including legal fees, communications, research and any other category that may be relevant. [7133/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The response to the collective complaint brought by the International Federation for Human Rights to the European Committee of Social Rights in relation to a number of articles of the Revised European Social Charter was led by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Any legal costs arising from the complaint are dealt with by that Department. Any staffing or resource costs arising for my Department in providing material responding to the complaint have not been separately itemised or costed.