Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Questions (165)

Joan Burton


165. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the Departments, agencies and individual votes the €0.3 billion in carryover costs due to measures introduced in budget 2019 as outlined in the recent SES will be allocated to in tabular form; if the sums are already accounted for in the expenditure ceilings for each specific Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30277/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

Carryover costs for 2020 are set out in Table 7 on page 43 of Expenditure Report 2019. These costs relate to current expenditure measures introduced in Budget 2019 which have further cost implications for 2020. These costs are set out in the table.

Carryover Impact of Certain Budget 2019 Current Expenditure Measures


Impact in 2020 (€m)

Employment Affairs and Social Protection – Gross Cost of Social Welfare Package


Education – Funding for New Measures


Justice – Funding for Garda Reform, including Recruitment


Health – Funding for New Measures


Housing – Gross Cost of HAP


Total Additional Cost in 2020


As is usual, carryover costs will be reassessed as part of the Estimates 2020 process and allocated to specific Ministerial ceilings in Budget 2020.