McConalogue welcomes publication of SCSI mica scheme costs report

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue, has welcomed the publication of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCSI) Report on Construction Costs for the Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme.

The report was published on Thursday and follows the Government decision on 30th November 2021 to establish a new mica redress scheme for affected homeowners.

Commenting on the report, Minister McConalogue said “I welcome today’s report and the updated costings. This report, and the independent work by the SCSI, is a key part of the new scheme announced by the Government in November.  It is crucial the new scheme takes full account of current building costs and today’s report is crucial is ensuring that up-to-date costings are properly reflected.

“I continue to work with homeowners and Government colleagues to ensure the delivery of a new mica redress scheme that fully supports homeowners in rebuilding and repairing mica affected homes,” concluded Minister McConalogue.

The report can be accessed at the link below: