Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Questions (544)

Robert Troy

Question:

544. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding provided to each helicopter base for the Irish Coast Guard for each of the past five years by purpose and supplier paid. [16562/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

My Department pays CHCI DAC, under contract, for a search and rescue service which is based on a 4 base model. My Department does not pay for bases separately. The cost to CHCI for use of these bases is a commercial matter between the company and the airports involved.