Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 17 November 2022

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Planning and Development Regulations: Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Photo of Malcolm NoonanMalcolm Noonan (Carlow-Kilkenny, Green Party) | Oireachtas source

Correct. Any further developments, or if decisions are to be made around the use of those buildings on a more permanent nature, will require planning permission, as per normal. My officials may come in on that. Again, I will take back the points the Deputy raised regarding people with leave to remain. It is important that we try to move the 26% of people the Deputy said are in direct provision and who should not be there to more permanent housing arrangements.


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