Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Ceisteanna (113)

Barry Cowen

Ceist:

113. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the amount spent on public relations, promotion and advertising, including multimedia, in his Department in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019 (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48251/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of my Department, as of 18th November 2019, is set out in the following table.

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

2016

2017

2018

2019

Public Relations

€5,417 *

-

-

€7,592

Promotions

-

-

€54,753

€27,158

Advertising

€4,220

€211,962

€101,205

€85,362

Office of Government Procurement

Public Relations

-

-

-

-

Promotions

-

€9,240

€26,171

€7,856

Advertising

€1,484

€49,764

€58,015

€7,355

* Expenditure in respect of the National Shared Services Office prior to its establishment as a Scheduled Office under the aegis of the Department on 1st January 2018.