Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (123)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

123. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Taoiseach the costs incurred by the Citizens' Assembly from 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and the remuneration level of paid members. [14162/19]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

Year

Costs Incurred

2016

€ 274,321

2017

€1,535,133

2018

€533,607

2019

€12,496

Members were reimbursed for expenses incurred in attending meetings, including travel costs and a contribution towards childcare. Payment was not made for attendance or any missed days of work either to members or their employees.

Expenditure incurred in 2019 relates to a small number of invoices for utilities relating to the Assembly which were invoiced and paid in early 2019.