Written Answers. - State Car Petrol Consumption.

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asked the Minister for Justice the number of gallons of petrol used in the State car of each member of the Government and each Parliamentary Secretary over the past 12 months.

The answer is in the form of a tabular statement which, with the permission of the Ceann Comhairle, I propose to have circulated with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

PETROL used in official vehicles allocated to each member of the Government and each Parliamentary Secretary in the period 1st November, 1973 to 31st October, 1974.

Gallons

1. Mr. Cosgrave, The Taoiseach

2,308

2. Mr. Corish, The Tánaiste

2,062

3. Mr. Ryan, Minister for Finance

1,782

4. Mr. Keating, Minister for Industry and Commerce

2,640

5. Mr. Donegan, Minister for Defence

2,548

6. Mr. Tully, Minister for Local Government

2,739

7. Mr. Fitzpatrick, Minister for Lands

2,611

8. Mr. O'Brien, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs

2,630

9. Mr. Clinton, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries

1,638

10. Mr. O'Leary, Minister for Labour

2,342

11. Mr. O'Donnell, Minister for An Gaeltacht

2,744

12. Dr. FitzGerald, Minister for Foreign Affairs

1,361

13. Mr. Burke, Minister for Education

2,437

14. Mr. Cooney, Minister for Justice

2,136

15. Mr. Barry, Minister for Transport and Power

1,657

16. Mr. Begley, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Local Government

2,769

17. Mr. Bruton, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Education

1,704

18. Mr. Kenny, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Finance

1,816

19. Mr. Cluskey, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Social Welfare

1,480

20. Mr. Barry, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Health

1,937

21. Mr. Kelly, Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach

1,509

22. Mr. Murphy, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries

2,611