Dáil Éireann - Volume 412 - 12 November, 1991

Termination of Ministerial Appointment and Ministerial Assignment: Announcement by Taoiseach.

[1138] An Ceann Comhairle: I understand the Taoiseach will now make an announcement.

The Taoiseach: I wish to announce for the information of the Dáil that on last Friday evening, 8 November 1991, the President, on my advice, terminated the appointment as a member of the Government of Deputy Pádraig Flynn. With effect from last Saturday, 9 November 1991, I assigned the Department of the Environment to the Tánaiste, Deputy John Wilson.

Mr. Spring: No danger of the President refusing.

Mr. Boylan: I look forward to funding for the Cavan roads, Tánaiste.

A Deputy: Deputy Pádraig Flynn was not a bad man for Mayo.

Mr. Belton: Do not fall into a pothole.