Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Questions (157)

Alan Kelly


157. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Taoiseach the membership and terms of reference of the north-east inner-city oversight group chaired by the Secretary General of his Department. [43264/21]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

The North East Inner City Oversight Group is chaired by the Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach and its membership is comprised of the Chair of the North East Inner City Programme Implementation Board and senior officials across Government Departments and Agencies who are actively engaged with the work of the North East Inner City Initiative, namely:

- Department of the Taoiseach;

- Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth;

- Department of Public Expenditure and Reform;

- Department of Rural and Community Development;

- Department of Social Protection;

- Department of Education;

- Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science;

- Department of Transport;

- Department of Health;

- Department of Justice;

- Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage;

- Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media;

- Dublin City Council;

- Office of Public Works; and

- An Garda Síochána.

This Group, which has met thirteen times to date, supports and oversees the work of the North East Inner City Programme Implementation Board; ensures strong and active participation by all relevant Government Departments and Agencies in Dublin's North East Inner City Initiative; and deals with any barriers or issues highlighted by the Chair of the Programme Implementation Board.

The Group met most recently via video conference on 3rd June 2021.