Written Answers. - Government Dialogue with Sinn Féin.

Ivor Callely

Ceist:

47 Mr. Callely asked the Taoiseach his views on whether Sinn Féin's democratically elected representatives should have the same rights for dialogue with members of the Government available to them as other democratically elected representatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8889/96]

I refer the Deputy to the first paragraph of the reply that I gave to oral Questions Nos. 3 to 14, inclusive, on 5 March 1996. That position remains.