Department confirms extension to the Working Group on the Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme

 

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has confirmed an extension to the Working Group on the Defective Concrete Block Grant Scheme following a request from members of the working group.

In response to concerns raised by homeowners in relation to the Defective Concrete Block Scheme, Minister Darragh O’Brien established a representative and time bound working group to review and address issues with the scheme. The group were due to report back to the Minister by July 31st.

At the request of homeowner’s representatives on the working group, the report will now be completed and presented to the Minister by September 30th.

Talks in relation to all issues within the scope of the review are ongoing and no final positions have been taken.

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