Thursday, 7 March 2013

Questions (181)

Brendan Ryan

Question:

181. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the amount the State paid to repair Garda patrol cars in 2011 and 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12112/13]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The arrangements made in relation to the maintenance of Garda transport are a matter for the Garda Commissioner and the Commissioner is the Accounting Officer for the Garda Vote. In that context, I am informed by the Garda authorities that the maintenance costs for Garda vehicles, including the provision of spare parts, tyres and towing, for the years referred to by the Deputy were as set out in the table.

Year

Cost

2011

€11,496,945

2012

€10,703,431