The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney, TD, paid a visit to Fingal County Council today (Monday) and met with councillors and staff in a series of meetings.
The Minister met with Councillors for over an hour during which he addressed them on his plans for solving the housing crisis through the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan before engaging in a question and answer session with the Council.
Earlier he had met with Fingal County Council Chief Executive Paul Reid, his Executive Management Team and Senior Executives from the Housing and Community Department.
“Both meetings were very constructive and we had an open and constructive exchange of views,” said Mr Reid. “The Minister was very complimentary of the efforts that Fingal County Council is making to address the housing crisis and we updated him on progress to date, what we have planned and what we need to implement those plans.”
Minister Coveney also had a meeting with Fine Gael Councillors during his visit.
The Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Darragh Butler, welcomes the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney, TD, to County Hall, Swords.