Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (984)

Shane Cassells

Ceist:

984. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the expenditure incurred in external information technology costs in each year since March 2011, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32292/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

Details of annual expenditure incurred by my Department and its Offices, in respect of external information technology costs from 2011 to 2018 are set out in the following table.  These costs include provision of ICT services for the core policy functions of my Department, and also services focused on service delivery to the Department's external customers.  This includes the services of the Companies Registration Office, the Patents Office, the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court, the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and other services such as employment permits and export licensing. The external ICT costs of agencies which come under the remit of my Department are not included.

2011

€5,911,525

2012

€5,607,879

2013

€4,300,504

2014

€3,958,005

2015

€5,919,933

2016

€6,296,356

2017

€7,001,746

2018

€7,157,642