asked the Minister for Health the cost of office refurbishment carried out to date at Hawkins House, Dublin 2, to facilitate his Department's transfer to that premises.
Written Answers. - Hawkins House Refurbishment.
The refurbishment costs for Floors 6, 7, 8 and 9 and part of the ground floor in Hawkins House are £1,430,000 to date.
The full year savings to the Exchequer from offices vacated are conservatively estimated at £1.4 million. These include recurrent annual rental payments plus the sale of two vacated buildings. The decision to centralise the Department of Health in Hawkins House was taken in February 1986.