Questions Nos. 137 to 142, inclusive, answered with Question No. 108.

Departmental Expenditure

Ceisteanna (143)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

143. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the payments made by his Department for his mobile phone costs. [12267/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

To date, my Department has paid a total of €1,173.48 in respect of my mobile phone costs.

Strategic Communications Unit

Questions Nos. 145 and 146 answered with Question No. 79.

Ceisteanna (144)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

144. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach if his or the attention of his officials was drawn to a briefing given to a person (details supplied) in relation to the strategic communications unit. [12268/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

It is routine for Government officials in my Department and across Government to meet with various stakeholders to discuss Government policy. The Director of the SCU met Paddy Cosgrave at his request. At this meeting, an outline of the SCU work plan was provided. All the information that was provided is in the public domain.

Questions Nos. 145 and 146 answered with Question No. 79.