Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Ceisteanna (222)

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

222. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he has met with the taxi advisory committee; the attendees of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24544/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

I can inform the Deputy that I met with the Taxi Advisory Committee (TAC) on 6th March 2017. The TAC attendees were as follows:

- Mr. Pat Byrne, Chairman

- Mr Gerard Macken representing small public service vehicles and driver interests

- Mr. Bobby Lynch representing small public service vehicles and driver interests

- Mr. David McGuinness representing small public service vehicles and driver interests

- Mr. Joe Herron representing small public service vehicles and driver interests

- Mr. Martin Plummer representing small public service vehicles and driver interests

- Mr. Michael Kilcoyne representing interests of consumers

- Ms Mairead Hayes representing interests of older persons  

- Superintendent Cornelius O’Donohue representing An Garda Síochána

- Ms Mary Henchy representing local authorities

- Ms Niamh Fawl representing interests of persons with disabilities; and

- Mr. Stephen Cluskey representing interests of persons with disabilities.

Mr. Hugh Creegan, Ms Wendy Thompson and Ms Jackie Mullen of the National Transport Authority were also in attendance.