Thursday, 24 January 2019

Ceisteanna (143)

Mattie McGrath

Ceist:

143. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Health the measures he is taking to address the overspend on the national children’s hospital; if there will be a cost limit imposed in terms of the eventual contribution to the project from the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3579/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

My Department is working with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Health Service Executive on capital planning for 2019 and subsequent years having regard to the increased capital costs of the new children's hospital, following Government’s approval to proceed with Phase B of the new children's hospital and outpatient and urgent care centres.