Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (247)

Patrick Costello

Question:

247. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage when the referendum on the right to housing will be held in accordance with the programme for Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7851/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The commitments in relation to Constitutional reform in the Programme for Government provide for the holding of a referendum on housing.

My Department has begun the work of scoping what such a referendum might involve. Following this review, I intend to consult with my colleagues in Government as to the proposal that should be put to the electorate and the appropriate timeframes that should apply to the process.