Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory
148. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if construction works on the new forensic laboratory has commenced; if not, when the works will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3234/20]
The delivery of the Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory Project at the Backweston campus is managed by the Office of Public Works. The preferred Main Contractor and Reserved Specialists have been identified and notified.
Construction is expected to start in Q1 2020 once final budgetary approval is received from the Department of Justice and Equality.