Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Peter Mathews (Dublin South, Fine Gael)
Question 552: To ask the Minister for Transport; Tourism and Sport his views on Irish Rails decision to replace all directly employed labour in the engineering functions with British contracting firms to carry out all Irish State funded capital work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17122/11]
Leo Varadkar (Minister, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; Dublin West, Fine Gael)
TheÂ issue raised is an operational matter for IarnrÃ³d Ã‰ireann.Â I have referred the Deputyâ€™s question to the company for direct reply.Â Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within ten working days.