Updated: 23/01/18 : 12:00:04Printable Version
Stepaside Garda station in Dublin may never re-open according to the head of the Public Accounts Committee.
Sean Fleming claims Gardaí still do not know how much it will cost and would prefer to build a new station in Cherrywood instead.
The PAC is due to issue a report later criticising the decision to re-open the station in the Transport Minister Shane Ross' constituency shut during cost-cutting in 2012.
Chair Sean Fleming says The Public Accounts Committee would be of the view that the leasing priority should be the key reason in relation to re-opening any garda stations.
He said: "It is driven politically without consideration of the tax payer and policing priority and that is not a good thing."