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Lowry, Michael

Wednesday, 8 May 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 465 Nbr. 1

Written Answers. - Appointments to State Bodies.

Was asked: the persons appointed by him to the boards of semi-State companies and other organisations under the aegis of his Department since February 1995; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The information sought is detailed in the following schedule.More Button

Written Answers. - Cost and Competitiveness Review.

Was asked: the cost of the ESB's organisational restructuring, exclusive of the proposed voluntary severance package; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The total cost of the Cost and Competitiveness Review is estimated by ESB to be around £260 million over the period 1996 to 1999, during which time the bulk of costs associated with the restr...More Button

Written Answers. - Light Rail Transit Project.

Was asked: the cost of the proposed Light Rail Transit Project involving the three lines already announced and the additional lines to be constructed at a later date; the portion of these costs that will be m...More Button

The full light rail network recommended by the Dublin Transportation Initiative comprises a core network of lines to Tallaght, Cabinteely and Ballymun and a second phase network comprising an addit...More Button

The Operational Programme for Transport 1994 to 1999 provided for a total expenditure of £200 million — in 1994 prices — on light rail during the period. Of this amount approxima...More Button

On the basis of the detailed work which has been carried out by the project team on light rail, CIÉ is confident that it will be possible to implement the first phase of the core light rail ...More Button

Written Answers. - State Bodies Revenue Audit.

Was asked: whether a revenue audit has been carried out in the past three years in respect of each State-sponsored body for which he has responsibility; if so, if he will give details of any settlements requi...More Button

The issues raised in the Deputy's question are a day to day matter for the companies concerned and I therefore have no function in the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Second GSM Licence.

Was asked: whether it is now proposed to convene individual sessions with each interested consortium which was unsuccessfully involved in bidding for the second digital cellular telecommunications licence at ...More Button

Members of the project team and representatives of the consultants to the Department, Andersen Management International, will meet with the unsuccessful applicants for the second GSM licence on 14 ...More Button

I have already made a detailed statement in the House and in particular, on 30 April 1996 on the GSM competition process including the manner in which I am constrained in providing information to u...More Button