Thursday, 21 November 2019
Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
259. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of times he has met with insurance companies and Insurance Ireland since 1 January 2016; the date of each meeting; the persons or bodies he met with; the purpose of each meeting in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48305/19]
As Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government I have not met with any representatives from insurance companies or Insurance Ireland since taking office in June 2017. In the period since 1 January 2016, my Department has met with the insurance sector on a number of occasions as outlined in the following table.
|Date of Meeting||Insurance Company||Purpose of Meetings|
|23 June 2016||Marsh Ireland||Latent defects insurance|
|7 September 2016||Homebond||Meeting between expert panel on concrete blocks and Homebond regarding issues in Donegal and Mayo|
|7 September 2016||Insurance Ireland||Meeting between expert panel on concrete blocks and Insurance Ireland regarding issues in Donegal and Mayo|
|3 February 2017||Homebond||Review technical details on Part L of the Building Regulations for the Homebond manual.|
|6 November 2017||Marsh Ireland||Latent defects insurance|
|6 February 2018||Homebond||Review technical details on Part L of the Building Regulations for the Homebond manual.|
Separately, a representative of Insurance Ireland is a member of the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management Board and attends Board meetings in that capacity on a regular basis.