Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (6)

Thomas Gould

Question:

6. Deputy Thomas Gould asked the Taoiseach if more than one citizens' assembly can run at once, particularly in view of the new online format; and, if not, the reason for same. [7132/21]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

Consideration is being given to all possibilities with regard to methodology for future Citizen’s Assemblies, but any decisions in this regard will be guided by the experience of the current Assembly which aims to report in June this year.

This is also being evaluated by an independent researcher who has been appointed to monitor and record, amongst other things, the perceived deliberative quality of the Assembly