Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Marian Harkin

Question:

313 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform 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. [4019/03]

As the Deputy will be aware my Department is responsible for a wide range of matters including matters such as the promotion of equality in our society, campaigns to combat racism and violence against women, matters in relation to disability, safe use of the Internet, child care and immigration.

In this regard expenditure on photographic services by my Department for the periods in question are set out in the following table. This information refers to the work of my Department and the associated agencies within my Department's Vote but does not include any material in relation to the Courts, Garda Síochána, Prisons or Land Registry and Registry of Deeds. The information does not include information from the Human Rights Commission. I will communicate separately with the Deputy in relation to the amount spent by the Human Rights Commission on photographic services provided in connection with its formal establishment in July 2001.

Year 2001

€8,453.00

Year 2002

€12,562.40

Year 2003

Nil

Marian Harkin

Question:

314 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the amount of money spent of media advertising in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4034/03]

As the Deputy will be aware my Department is responsible for a wide range of matters.

In this regard expenditure on media advertising in respect of matters which are the responsibility of my Department for the periods in question are set out in the following table. This information does not include any expenditure by the Courts, Garda Síochána, Prisons or Land Registry and Registry of Deeds direct from their respective Votes.

Years

2001

2002

2003 To Date

Expenditure On Media Advertising

€925,324.34

€2,446,215.34

€90,540.81