Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Ceisteanna (710)

Eamon Ryan

Ceist:

831 Mr. Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Transport the amount his Department paid out in 2003 for car mileage expenses; and the separate amount paid to cover rail or bus ticket expenses within his Department. [2231/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Transport)

The Department of Transport paid out approximately €676,500 in car mileage expenses in 2003, of which approximately €484,885 relates to driver testing costs. A further sum of approximately €4,400 was paid to cover rail or bus ticket expenses within the Department in 2003.