Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Questions (162)

Catherine Murphy


162. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of buildings and property purchased and leased and the amount expended in the past five years to date; the location of same; the term of the lease and the amount expended per year in cases in which properties are leased; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25407/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

In the past five years, my Department has not purchased any buildings nor property from its Vote (Vote 11).

The Department is financing one lease from its own Vote. This lease is with the Technical University Dublin for learning facilities to support the Civil Service Learning and Development programme. The lease commenced in December 2018 with a cost of €10,800 that year. The cost of the lease in 2019 is €135,926. Further detail is set out in the following table.

DPER Vote 11 lease



Cost per year

Cost 2018

Cost 2019 (full year)


Technical University Dublin

2 Years and 1 Month

December 2018




Mountjoy Square, Dublin