Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2586)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

2586. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated cost to increase the standard and higher capitation rate for the ECCE scheme by increments of €5 up to €90 for the standard capitation rate. [34423/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

The sum of €298.1 million has been allocated to the Early Childhood Care and Education scheme in 2019.

The following table outlines the projected full year cost of increasing the standard and higher capitation rates for the scheme by increments of €5 over and above current levels, up to a €90 increase.

Increase

Standard Capitation Rate

Higher Capitation Rate

Annual Cost

€0

€69.00

€80.25

€298.1m

€5

€74.00

€85.25

€318.1m

€10

€79.00

€90.25

€338.0m

€15

€84.00

€95.25

€358.0m

€20

€89.00

€100.25

€378.0m

€25

€94.00

€105.25

€398.0m

€30

€99.00

€110.25

€417.9m

€35

€104.00

€115.25

€437.9m

€40

€109.00

€120.25

€457.9m

€45

€114.00

€125.25

€477.8m

€50

€119.00

€130.25

€497.8m

€55

€124.00

€135.25

€517.8m

€60

€129.00

€140.25

€537.8m

€65

€134.00

€145.25

€557.7m

€70

€139.00

€150.25

€577.7m

€75

€144.00

€155.25

€597.7m

€80

€149.00

€160.25

€617.7m

€85

€154.00

€165.25

€637.6m

€90

€159.00

€170.25

€657.6m