Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (279)

Robert Troy

Question:

279. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation 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. [12461/13]

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Written answers (Question to Jobs)

The salary costs in respect of the drivers assigned to me and my Junior Ministerial colleagues are as outlined in the following table. These figures represent the cumulative cost for the two year period to March 2013. The travel and subsistence costs that have been incurred are also included on the table. My Department does not incur any other costs relating to Ministerial transport.

Ministerial Transport - Costs Incurred

March 2011 to March 2013

Salary Costs - Drivers

Minister Bruton

140,653.82

Minister Perry

149,598.57

Minister Sherlock

145,109.78

Travel and Subsistence

Mileage Costs

Drivers' Subsistence Costs

Minister Bruton

12367.99

1266.99

Minister Perry

55334.86

24482.21

Minister Sherlock

40537.44

33025.68