Roche, Dick

Wednesday, 10 November 2004

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 592 No. 2

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Written Answers - Register of Electors.

Was asked: his views on whether a ten day period is sufficient time given to a person to reply to a local authority letter proposing to omit them from the register of electors in view of the fact that the person...More Button

I am satisfied that the ten day period within which a person must respond to a registration authority proposing to remove their name from the draft register is reasonable, taking account of the need t...More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Staff.

Was asked: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the contracts of heritage officers employed with local authorities will begin to expire at the end of 2004; if he has plans to ensure that these posts ...More Button

I refer to the reply to Question No. 386 of 9 November 2004. I understand that 17 of the 24 heritage officers are employed on a contract basis and that the majority of contracts are due to expire betw...More Button

Written Answers - Flood Relief.

Was asked: if, in view of the recent flooding and the likelihood of an area of the country being vulnerable to repeated flooding, there are grants available to local authorities to provide for flow bar protectio...More Button

My Department has not in the past granted financial assistance to local authorities in respect of flood protection measures for domestic dwellings. I am aware, however, that some authorities, includin...More Button

Written Answers - Proposed Legislation.

Was asked: if it is proposed that new legislation will be introduced to provide a framework for the development of infrastructure projects of national importance; the types of projects that will be considered as...More Button

I refer to the reply to Parliamentary Question No. 115 of 4 November 2004.More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Programmes.

Was asked: the amount of funding which has been allocated to the RAPID scheme from his Department’s budget since the commencement of the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Details of funding allocated to projects under the RAPID programme by my Department are set out in the following table. A number of other RAPID projects are also under active consideration or have bee...More Button

Written Answers - Registration of Quarries.

Was asked: the position in regard to the registration of quarries; if local authorities have a complete register or are required to have such within a specific period; and if he will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Section 261 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, which will enable planning authorities to better regulate the operation of quarries in their area both by providing them with comprehensive inform...More Button

Written Answers - Road Network.

Was asked: the position in regard to the archaeological investigation at Ardriagh, Athy, County Kildare; the cost of the investigation to date; the estimated total cost; the possible completion date of the works...More Button

The road scheme referred to is being undertaken by Kildare County Council and funded by my Department under the EU co-financed specific improvement grants scheme. To date, a total of €1,131,747 has be...More Button


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