Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (469)

Shane Cassells

Question:

469. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Education and Skills the expenditure incurred in external information technology costs in each year since March 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32297/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

In responding to the Deputy’s question, external Information Technology costs have been interpreted as comprising the IT spend on the Schools Broadband Programme,  IT contractor services, IT external service providers and IT research and advisory services that provide specialist technical support to deliver IT projects as required.

Year

Spend

2011

€8,183,709

2012

€8,219,653

2013

€8,672,268

2014

€10,461,669

2015

€11,512,176

2016

€16,691,984

2017

€16,744,516

2018

€14,849,451

2019 ( projected)

€14,723,029