Thursday, 11 March 2004

Questions (147)

Billy Timmins

Question:

148 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the cost of providing additional gardaí at Ballinamore, County Leitrim, during the controversy surrounding the removal of livestock from the An Teagasc centre; the breakdown of these costs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8140/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have been informed by the Garda authorities, who are responsible for the detailed allocation of resources and personnel, that the total cost of providing gardaí at Ballinamore on the occasion concerned is as follows:

Expenditure Type

Amount

Ordinary Hours

4,800.00

Overtime

3,477.33

Travel & Subsistence

1,401.26

Total Cost

9,678.59