Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (302)

Patrick O'Donovan

Question:

305 Deputy Patrick O’Donovan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amounts spent by previous Ministers and Ministers of State within her Department on subsistence, mobile phone communications and recouped expenses, with indications given to the portion that are both vouched and unvouched for each year from 1 January 2007 to 9 March 2011 inclusive; the extent of such expenditure that was discharged directly by her Department on behalf of the Minister concerned; the extent to which the expenditure was discharged by credit card directly by or on behalf of the Minister involved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35498/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Children and Youth Affairs)

The question is not applicable to my Department as it was only established on 2nd June 2011. Matters relating to the former Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs should be referred to the Department of Health.