Dáil Éireann - Volume 682 - 13 May, 2009

Written Answers. - Local Authority Staff.

Deputy Liz McManus asked the Minister for Finance if he has received correspondence from public representatives and county council members from County Wicklow in relation to the retention of staff at a centre (details supplied); his view on this correspondence in view of the need to retain these staff members; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19203/09]

  Deputy Brian Lenihan: I have received a letter from Wicklow County Council in relation to the retention of staff at the centre. This is a matter in the first instance for the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government as the circular in question was issued by his Department and local authority staffing matters are his responsibility.