Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
83. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when a person (details supplied) who had the M8 motorway built through their land over 15 years ago will receive their final payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49388/21]
As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for overall policy and securing exchequer funding in relation to the National Roads Programme. Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 and in line with the National Development Plan (NDP), the planning, design and construction of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. In this context, TII is best placed to advise you.
Noting the above position, I have referred your question to TII for a direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.