Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (135)

Robert Troy

Question:

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:

Name

Jan 2011 - end February 2013

Minister of State, P. Kehoe

€25,220.84

Minister of State, L. Creighton

Nil

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.