Written Answers. - Emigrant Voting Rights Study.

Tuesday, 7 May 1991

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 407 No. 9

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  186.  Mr. Gilmore  Information on Eamon Gilmore  Zoom on Eamon Gilmore   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Pádraig Flynn  Zoom on Pádraig Flynn   if the Government has undertaken a detailed study of the feasibility of according voting rights to recent emigrants; by whom this study is being conducted; when the study will conclude; and if the Government are in favour of the principle of granting voting rights to recent emigrants.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Flynn): Information on Pádraig Flynn  Zoom on Pádraig Flynn  I refer to my statement on the matter during the Dáil debate on the Second Reading of the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 1991, on 5 March last [2175]— Columns 2400 — 2412 of the Official Report.


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