Minister for Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, in the Dáil moments ago.
The Dáil is currently discussing the approval of an order to include Irish Water in the Freedom of Information Act. It will be applied retrospectively, going back to July, 17, 2013, when it was legally established as a subsidiary of Bord Gáis Éireann.
This means questions can be asked about the operations of the body going back to that date.
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