Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (132, 140)

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

132. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Health the amount his Department has spent on social media training and consultancy in each of the years 2011 to 2016. [18167/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

140. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Health if training has been delivered in his Department on the use of social media; the frequency and cost of this training; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18203/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 132 and 140 together.

The Department of Health spent a total of €2329.85 on social media training (including staff attendance at seminars) in the years 2011 to 2018 (as per the following table), with zero spend on social media consultancy.

Year

Spend on social media training  

2011

€1040.00

2012

€0.00

2013

€1050.00

2014

€239.85

2015

€0.00

2016

€0.00

2017

€0.00

2018

€0.00