Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (224)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

224. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide a yearly detailed breakdown of the sectoral measures, and accompanying savings, for the duration of the Haddington Road agreement applicable in his Department and-or non-commercial State sponsored bodies under the aegis of his Department. [35865/13]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The measures applying to the Justice Sector are set out in the Haddington Road Agreement in respect of An Garda Síochána and the Prison Service. As stated by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, the Agreement will facilitate a reduction of €1 billion in the public service pay and pensions bill by 2016. In relation to the Justice Sector, the savings arising have been incorporated in the revised estimates for 2013 and details for further years will be incorporated in the vote allocations in the context of the overall estimates process.