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Departmental Expenditure

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 18 May 2022

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Ceisteanna (75)

Paul McAuliffe

Ceist:

75. Deputy Paul McAuliffe asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the amount that has been spent on capital funding schemes for the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25037/22]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

Capital funding has been used to advance capital investment across a range of programme areas within my Department’s remit, local authority housing, voluntary housing, estate regeneration, energy efficiency retrofitting, housing grants, rural water schemes, urban regeneration, peatlands conservation and restoration, national parks & wildlife services and fire services.

Details of the capital expenditure for the past five years is set out in the table below:

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€m

2021

2,112[i]

2020

2,197[ii]

2019

2,151

2018

1,774

2017

792

[i] Includes €140.5m capital carryover from 2020

[ii] Includes €33.5m capital carryover from 2019

Further information on expenditure and multi-annual capital commitments is set out in the Department's Appropriation Accounts (Vote 34) for the relevant years which are published by the Comptroller and Auditor General and are available at: www.audit.gov.ie/en/find-report/publications/appropriation%20accounts/ and selecting the relevant year.

The Department's 2021 Appropriation Account will be published later this year when the audit is completed.

Details of the allocations provided by my Department in 2022 are set out in the Revised Estimates for Public Services published by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform for the respective years and are available at the following link:

www.gov.ie/en/collection/e20037-revised-estimates/?referrer=http://www.per.gov.ie/en/rev/#2022.

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