Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (67)

Sean Fleming

Question:

71 Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the full list of allowances that are not subject to income tax and the rates applicable that are available to him and Ministers of State in his Department in respect of their official duties including allowances relating to periods when they are away from their offices, either within the State or abroad; and the actual amounts claimed and paid since 9 March 2011 to him and Ministers of State; if these are currently under review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35064/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Foreign)

No special allowances are paid by my Department to me or the Ministers of State at my Department over and above general travel and subsistence allowances.