Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1597)

Michael McGrath

Question:

1597. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 608 of 11 July 2019, the estimated cost of the project; the amount that remains to be paid beyond 2019 assuming that the estimated €250 million is paid in 2019; the source of the remaining funds required; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33487/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The estimated capital cost of the new Children's Hospital is €1,433m.

Capital funding for the project has been and will be provided through the annual health capital programme.

€235 was spent on the project up to the end of 2018, €250m is the estimated expenditure in 2019, and the estimated cost of completing the new Children's Hospital is €948m.