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Written Answers. - Departmental Studies.

Wednesday, 28 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 462 No. 3

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 60. Mr. Callely Information on Ivor Callely Zoom on Ivor Callely  asked the Minister for the Environment Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin  the total number of studies undertaken by his Department or by an agency under the aegis of his Department; the number of matters that he or the Minister(s) of State at his Department have referred for study/report/review to an expert group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4390/96]

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Howlin): Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin Agencies under the aegis of my Department are free to undertake such studies etc. as they consider appropriate for the purposes of their functions; information on the number of such studies is not available in my Department.

Information relating to studies for which my Department is responsible is set out in the following table:

[771][772]Subject of Study/Report/Review Undertaken by
Public Art Research Project Steering Group comprising DOE, Arts Council, Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht and Temple Bar Properties
Architects Directive Review panel to consider applications for inclusion in a proposed amendment to the EU Architects Directive
Local authority archives and records Local Authority Archives Steering Group comprising DOE, National Archives and local authorities
Arrangements to develop an overall master plan for the docklands area of Dublin and appropriate implementation and co-ordination arrangements Task Force representative of relevant Departments and Public Bodies
Tidy Towns Competition Review Steering Committee representative of various interests
Impact, effectiveness and cost of tax-based Urban Renewal Schemes in designated areas KPMG Management Consulting
Transfer of administration of SWA rent and mortgage supplementation to local authorities Inter-Departmental Committee
National Litter Survey M.C. O'Sullivan & Co. Ltd.
ENFO Review Department and a Consumers' Working Group
Promotion of best practice in housing management Housing Management Group
Coastal Zone Management Study Brady Shipman Martin
Construction Industry — Review and Outlook DKM
Evaluation of the Operational Programme for Transport DKM
Eurocodes 6, Phases 2 and 3 Forbairt
Dublin Region Water Supply Strategic Study Generale des Eaux and M.C. O'Sullivan & Co. Ltd.
Local Government Financing KPMG Management Consulting
Equality of opportunity and related issues in the Local Government Service Informal Working Group
Preparatory work for Quality Status Report for the Celtic Seas Marine Institute
Arrangements for the protection of listed buildings Inter-Departmental Working Group comprising DOE, Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht and the Office of Public Works
Transfer of the traffic warden function to Dublin Corporation Ad-hoc working group comprising DOE, Department of Justice, Dublin Corporation and Garda Síochána

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