Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Ceisteanna (185, 186)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Ceist:

185. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason driver testers who were employed by the RSA on contract and whose contracts ended on 1 May 2020 did not have their contracts renewed or extended; the further reason driver testers employed on contract which ended on the 25 June 2020 had their contracts extended by four months; the basis on which the matter was decided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14981/20]

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Éamon Ó Cuív

Ceist:

186. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the basis on which driver testers with the RSA who are on temporary contracts are selected for permanent contracts; if all such permanent contracts are awarded on this basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14982/20]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 185 and 186 together.

These matters are the responsibility of the Road Safety Authority. I have therefore referred the Questions to the Authority for direct reply. I would ask the Deputy to contact my office if a response has not been received within ten days.