Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action

Supporting a Just Transition: Discussion

Photo of Jack ChambersJack Chambers (Dublin West, Fianna Fail)
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The Department referenced a lot of what existed previously with regard to regional enterprise plans and ongoing policy initiatives. Entire communities are being adversely affected, as has been mentioned. Will Mr. Hughes outline what new community supports and assistance will be made available by the Department separate to what is already ongoing? It is important to separate the Department's overall remit in the midlands with what is a new development. What is new in recent months?