Thursday, 21 November 2019

Ceisteanna (259)

Michael McGrath

Ceist:

259. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of times he has met with insurance companies and Insurance Ireland since 1 January 2016; the date of each meeting; the persons or bodies he met with; the purpose of each meeting in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48305/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

As Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government I have not met with any representatives from insurance companies or Insurance Ireland since taking office in June 2017. In the period since 1 January 2016, my Department has met with the insurance sector on a number of occasions as outlined in the following table.

Date of Meeting

Insurance Company

Purpose of Meetings

23 June 2016

Marsh Ireland

Latent defects insurance

7 September 2016

Homebond

Meeting between expert panel on concrete blocks and Homebond regarding issues in Donegal and Mayo

7 September 2016

Insurance Ireland

Meeting between expert panel on concrete blocks and Insurance Ireland regarding issues in Donegal and Mayo

3 February 2017

Homebond

Review technical details on Part L of the Building Regulations for the Homebond manual.

6 November 2017

Marsh Ireland

Latent defects insurance

6 February 2018

Homebond

Review technical details on Part L of the Building Regulations for the Homebond manual.

Separately, a representative of Insurance Ireland is a member of the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management Board and attends Board meetings in that capacity on a regular basis.