Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna (307)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Ceist:

307. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the estimated cost of increasing the Courts Service annual funding by 5%. [23259/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

As the Deputy will be aware, following the publication by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform of the Estimates for Public Services on 9 October 2018, the total gross allocation for 2019 for the Courts Service was confirmed at €138.405 million, comprising €51.5 million for capital spending and €86.9 million for current expenditure. Therefore, a 5 % increase in the annual funding for the Courts Service would cost approximately €6.92 million.