Thursday, 25 October 2018

Ceisteanna (125)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

125. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the Departmental capital allocations applying to each Department in each of the years 2019 to 2024. [44425/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

The multi-annual Exchequer capital allocations agreed under the National Development Plan underpin each Department’s capital planning process for a five-year period from 2018 to 2022.  These five-year allocations will be reviewed and extended annually on a rolling basis to include a new fifth year, as part of the annual Estimates process.  This will provide Government with an annual opportunity to review the allocations in light of any implementation issues arising and/or new priorities which may emerge as the National Development Plan is implemented.

The latest multi-annual capital expenditure allocations for each Department are set out on page 228 of the recently published Budget 2019 Expenditure Report and cover the period 2019 to 2022.  The capital allocations for 2023 will be determined as part of the finalisation of the 2019 estimates process and will be published in the Revised Estimates for Public Services 2019. The allocations for 2024 will be established next year, as part of the Estimates process for 2020.