Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (666)

Robert Troy


666. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost of telephones and ICT provided to the constituency offices, including monthly telephone bills of Ministers and Ministers of State in his Department, since March 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12412/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The costs incurred to date, by my Department, for the provision of landline telephone services in the constituency offices of Minister Varadkar, Minister of State Alan Kelly and Minister of State Michael Ring can be found in the table. The Houses of the Oireachtas provide a managed ICT service (including DSL broadband) for Ministers' constituency offices, which my Department has availed of. The charges for this service can also be found in the table below.  Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.  


Minister Varadkar

Minister of State Kelly

Minister of State Ring

Telephone Costs

€ 2,200

€ 4,300

€ 2,900

Cost of ICT service provided by Oireachtas





€ 4,400

€ 4,400

€ 4,400


€ 4,300

€ 4,300

€ 4,300