Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (245)

Jim O'Callaghan


245. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the cost of the provision of security and upkeep of Garda stations that are not in service; the costs accrued per station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12832/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

I can confirm the totals costs incurred by the Office of Public Works (OPW) on security and maintenance on vacant former Garda Stations for the period from 1/1/2018 to 31/12/2018 was €343,956.43

These costs include any maintenance or other actions considered by OPW as being necessary to protect the structure and value of the property asset and/or for health and safety reasons. A breakdown of the costs is provided below:

Costs year ended 31/12/18



Mechanical & Electrical