Dáil Éireann - Volume 498 - 09 December, 1998
Written Answers. - White Paper on Defence.
Mr. G. Reynolds Mr. G. Reynolds
34. Mr. G. Reynolds asked the Minister for Defence the number of submissions received to date for the White Paper on defence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26701/98]
Minister for Defence (Mr. M. Smith) Michael Smith
Minister for Defence (Mr. M. Smith): In mid-August 1998, following the Government's approval of my proposals for the White Paper on Defence, my Department placed notices in all  national daily newspapers inviting submissions on any or all aspects of the White Paper from interested individuals and organisations, with a closing date of 16 October.
To date, a total of 36 submissions have been received in my Department.
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