Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (359)

Robert Troy

Question:

359. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht 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. [12452/13]

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Written answers (Question to Arts)

As the Deputy will be aware, the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht was established on 2 June 2011, following substantial Departmental reconfigurations. The total amount spent by my Department on drivers and Ministerial transport since that date, in accordance with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform guidance on such matters, is € 415,253.44.