Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Questions (231)

Darren O'Rourke


231. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 319 of 29 September 2020, the total amount of additional Covid-related Exchequer expenditure for 2021 for his Department; if he will provide a breakdown by line items of this additional expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28701/20]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The Minister for Finance and the Minister for PER have set out the broad parameters for Budget 2021. However, Estimates discussions are still ongoing and I am not in a position to give any breakdown of 2021 expenditure at this time as it would pre-empt Government decisions on the final Estimates and Budgetary measures for 2021.