Thursday, 20 June 2019

Questions (202)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

202. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the funding provided to the Citizens Information Board in each of the past three years. [25935/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The Citizens Information Board is the national agency responsible for supporting the provision of information, advice and advocacy on social services, and for the provision of the Money Advice and Budgeting Service.

The funding provided to the Citizens Information Board in the years 2016-2018 was:

2016: €49.2 million

2017: €53.1 million

2018: €54.8 million (this figure is provisional)

The 2019 allocation for the Citizens Information Board is €59.3 million.