Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (581)

Róisín Shortall


581. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the projected increase in the gross capital expenditure ceiling applying to his Department in 2020 over 2019; and the projects this increase has been earmarked for. [37450/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The 2020 forecast ceiling for capital investment set out for Transport, Tourism and Sport is €2.058 billion. This compares to an actual allocation of €1.586 billion for 2019 which is an increase of €472 million from 2019 to 2020.

The planned increase in the capital ceiling for this Department is to support increasing investment across a range of capital projects managed by the Department mainly in the areas of Public Transport and Roads, as set out in the Project Ireland 2040 Tracker, available at the following link.