Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (507)

Robert Troy

Question:

507. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the cost of telephones and ICT provided to constituency offices including monthly phone bills of Ministers and Ministers of State in his Department since March 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12397/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Details of the telephone and ICT costs incurred by my Department in relation to constituency offices since March 2011 are shown in the table below. The provision of ICT to the constituency offices of the Minister and the former Minister of State in my Department is via a managed ICT support service provided by the Houses of the Oireachtas Service.

Costs including

VAT.

Constituency Office of the Minister

Constituency Office of the

Minister of State

ICT Costs

€8,712.00

€9,280.70

Telephony Costs

€7,174.38

€5,800.98

Total

€15,886.38

€15,081.68