Land Development Agency records could be protected from public view

Records generated by LDA subsidiaries during the first six months of their existence will not be covered by transparency laws

26th April, 2021
Land Development Agency records could be protected from public view
Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, has said the LDA legislation needs to be amended to ensure there can be full scrutiny of the state agency’s activities. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Tranches of records connected to Land Development Agency (LDA) housing projects could be protected from public view and untouchable by transparency laws, the Information Commissioner has said.

Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, has said the LDA legislation needs to be amended to ensure there can be full scrutiny of the state agency‘s activities and no records kept from the public.

Under the Land Development Agency Bill, the...

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