Thursday, 22 February 2018

Ceisteanna (39)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

39. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of officials and advisors that travelled from his Department to the launch of the NDP, NPF in County Sligo; the cost of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9150/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Foreign)

One adviser and one official travelled from my Department to the launch of the National Development Plan 2018 – 2027 and National Planning Framework in County Sligo. To date no related travel costs have been incurred by my Department. In line with relevant circulars issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, officers are entitled to claim travel and subsistence expenses associated with their attendance.