Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Ceisteanna (335)

Eamon Ryan

Ceist:

464 Mr. Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the amount his Department paid out in 2003 for car mileage expenses; and the separate amount paid to cover rail or bus ticket expenses. [3182/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

An initial report from my Department's financial management system shows that the following amounts were spent in 2003 in connection with car mileage and public transport expenses:

€m

Vote 19

Justice, Equality and Law Reform

0.73

Vote 20

Garda Síochána

6.27

Vote 21

Prisons

1.96(of which €0.80m. relates to the Probation and Welfare Service)

Vote 22

Courts Service

1.21

Vote 23

Land Registry and Registry of deeds

0.04

Following the production of further reports from the financial management system, I will write to the Deputy with a breakdown of this expenditure by reference to car mileage and public transport expenses.