Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (329)

John Curran

Question:

329. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the cost incurred by An Garda Síochána to pay for storage of seized vehicles in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44868/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The Deputy will appreciate that as the Accounting Officer for the Garda Vote, the Commissioner is responsible for managing and controlling the administration and business of the organisation.

I am informed by the Commissioner that the costs incurred by An Garda Síochána for the storage of seized vehicles are set out in the following table.

Year

Spend

2016

€4,481,934

2017

€5,757,420

2018

€6,171,075

2019*

€4,643,497

*figures as of 25/10/2019