Thursday, 5 February 2004

Ceisteanna (125)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

125 Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he received a copy of the recent report on the Stardust fire of 1981 that was prepared for the relatives committee of the victims; and if the Garda Bureau of Criminal Investigations should urgently re-examine the disaster given its conclusions. [3525/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

Representatives from my Department, the Department of Health and Children and the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government have held a number of meetings with representatives of the Stardust Victims Committee. During the meetings the committee stated that it had new evidence on the cause of the fire. My Department responded that any new evidence would be examined. It awaits receipt of the documentation.