Dáil Éireann - Volume 661 - 24 September, 2008

Written Answers. - Asylum Support Services.

[463] Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform when transfer to alternative accommodation will be offered to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29841/08]

  Deputy Dermot Ahern: The Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) is responsible for the accommodation of asylum seekers in accordance with the Government policy of direct provision and dispersal.

The person referred to in the details supplied was transferred by the RIA, along with his family, to alternative accommodation at Athlone accommodation centre on 13 August, 2008.