Written Answers - Ministerial Travel.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 692 No. 1

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  125.  Deputy Leo Varadkar  Information on Leo Varadkar  Zoom on Leo Varadkar   asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment  Information on Mary Coughlan  Zoom on Mary Coughlan   the cost of official domestic travel including all transport costs, accommodation, meals and other incidentals incurred by herself and the Ministers of State at her Department in 2007, 2008 and to date in 2009; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36563/09]

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Deputy Mary Coughlan): Information on Mary Coughlan  Zoom on Mary Coughlan  The total cost of official domestic travel incurred by all Ministers and Ministers of State at my Department from January 2007 to the end of September 2009 was as follows: 2007, €86,607.41; 2008, €121,543.63; and 2009 (to the end of September), €76,016.33. These figures include all identifiable costs incurred by the Ministers and Ministers of State which were paid for by my Department in relation to official domestic travel. Certain other travel-related costs, such as the provision of a car by the State for the Minister, are not borne by my Department.


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