Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Marian Harkin

Question:

210 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Finance the expenditure by his Department on photographic services in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4012/03]

The following moneys were spent specifically on photographic services by my Department during the periods referred to in the Deputy's question:

Total 2001

€8,862.08

Total 2002

€27,238.47

2003 (to 07/02/03)

€1,676.05

In some cases, photographic services formed a small part of wider services provided to the Department in these periods, but it has not been possible to identify the specific amounts.

Marian Harkin

Question:

211 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Finance the amount of money spent on media advertising in the periods 1 January 2001 to December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4027/03]

The following amounts were spent on media advertising, including agency fees and production costs, by the Euro Changeover Board of Ireland, ECBI, and the rest of my Department during the periods referred to by the Deputy in her question.

ECBI

Rest of Department

2001:

5,663,000.00

117,187.77

2002:

1,370,579.39

145,741.03

2003 (to 7/02/03)

Nil

10,793.65