Dáil debates

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Local Authority Housing Provision

5:45 pm

Photo of Brian StanleyBrian Stanley (Laois, Sinn Fein) | Oireachtas source

The question concerns the steps the Department's officials are taking to simplify and speed up the process for approval by the Department for local authority housing schemes. I approach this in a constructive way. I know the Department cannot magic up houses with the flick of a switch. I am trying to come at this from the point of view of solutions. I have spoken to both the Minister and the Minister of State, Deputy English, about this in the past, both inside and outside the Chamber. There are huge delays of two to three years for approval.


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