Thursday, 28 March 2013

Ceisteanna (160)

Dessie Ellis

Ceist:

160. Deputy Dessie Ellis asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the estimated amount of 2013 revenue raised from road tax which will be used to pay off the State's debts not related to our road network. [15812/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

A sum of up to €150m will be transferred from the Local Government Fund to the Exchequer in late 2013 as a necessary measure towards the reduction of the national deficit. In determining the amount to be transferred, account will be taken of the balance then in the Fund and of any funding commitments that have been made to local authorities.