Dáil Éireann - Volume 503 - 27 April, 1999
Written Answers. - Local Government Reform.
Mr. Gilmore Mr. Gilmore
66. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the proposals, if any, he has to give constitutional recognition to local government; when the planned constitutional amendment will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10819/99]
Mr. Dempsey Mr. Dempsey
Minister for the Environment and Local Government (Mr. Dempsey): As already announced a referendum will be held on 11 June to accord constitutional recognition to local government and which will also include provision for periodic elections to local authorities. I propose to publish the necessary Bill this week.
Dáil Éireann 503 Written Answers. Local Government Reform.