3 Beal 2017, 16.41

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government will meet tomorrow to commence scrutiny of the Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [PMB].

Session A: Joan Collins T.D.; Seamus Ó’Tuathail S.C. and Treasa Brannick O'Cillin;  
Session B: Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.

Speaking ahead of the meeting, Committee Chairperson, Maria Bailey TD, said, “"Tomorrow the Committee will undertake detailed scrutiny of this Bill, proposed by Deputy Joan Collins. The Bill seeks to ensure that the public water system remains in public ownership. Through our deliberation of the Bill tomorrow, Members will examine and discuss the complexities around enshrining the public water system in the Constitution. We look forward to a very productive meeting on this important issue".

The meeting will take place in Committee Room 4, Leinster House at 9.00am tomorrow, Thursday, 04 May 2017.

Committee proceedings can be viewed live here.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the move, through the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.
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Committee membership

Teachtaí

Maria Bailey - Cathaoirleach

Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil

Anti-Austerity Alliance - People Before Profit

Fianna Fáil

Independent

Sinn Féin

Fine Gael

Seanadóirí

Independent

Fine Gael

Green Party