Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Ceisteanna (173)

Jim Daly

Ceist:

173. Deputy Jim Daly asked the Minister for Finance the number of detections of the illegal use of agricultural green diesel that have been discoverd by customs officers for each of the past seven years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31812/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by the Revenue Commissioners that the numbers of detections of the illegal use of marked diesel in the period in question were as set out in the following table.

Detections of Illegal Use of Marked Diesel

Year

Number of Detections

2007

1,067

2008

1,095

2009

859

2010

1,239

2011

1,160

2012

1,169

2013 (to June 27th)

714

Question No. 174 answered with Question No. 98.