Written Answers - Work Permits.

Wednesday, 29 September 2004

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 589 No. 1

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  201.  Ms McManus  Information on Liz McManus  Zoom on Liz McManus   asked the Tánaiste and [108]Minister for  Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney   Enterprise, Trade and Employment if she will review her policy of granting work permits for film producers to bring in American film technicians to work on films in Ireland in view of the growing threat to the livelihoods of Irish film technicians; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21711/04]

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Ms Harney): Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  I have asked my Department to consider the particular circumstances of the film industry and to review the suitability of our instruments of economic immigration for that sector. It will be important to ensure that Ireland remains an attractive location for overseas filmmakers.


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