Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Questions (931)

George Lee

Question:

1089 Deputy George Lee asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the amount that has been claimed in expenses by each Minister and Minister of State in his Department from 1997 to 2008; the reasons these expenses were claimed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31941/09]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources)

The expenses paid by my Department to my Ministers of State and me since the establishment of the Department in June 2007 are detailed in the table below:

Name

Period

Travel and Subsistence Expenses

Minister Ryan

14th June 2007 to 31st December 2008

3,739

Minister of State Killeen

21st June 2007 to 6th May 2008

4,346

Minister of State Power

13th May 2008 to 31st December 2008

18,534

All the above expenses were paid in respect of duties carried out in an official capacity.