Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (68)

Shane Cassells

Question:

68. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence 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. [32296/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

I have set out the details of the expenditure incurred by my Department in relation external information technology costs in each year since March 2011, in the following table.

The costs incurred did not relate to internal staffing costs, but do include costs of external hardware, software and the purchase of licences.

Year

Expenditure

2011

€2,800,350

2012

€2,330,304

2013

€2,144,493

2014

€2,490,000

2015

€2,579,000

2016

€2,911,000

2017

€2,939,000

2018

€3,237,000

2019 to 30th June

€609,764