Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (135)

Robert Troy


135. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Taoiseach the cost of drivers of each vehicle assigned to him and Ministers of State in his Department since March 2011; the mileage and other costs claimed in respect of each since March 2011; the overall yearly costs of ministerial cars in 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12465/13]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

The total mileage costs claimed by Ministers of State assigned to my Department is provided in the following table:


Jan 2011 - end February 2013

Minister of State, P. Kehoe


Minister of State, L. Creighton


I have been provided with a Garda car under the Ministerial transport scheme and do not use a private car for official purposes. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade pay mileage expenses in relation to Minister of State Creighton.