Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 715 No. 1

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  44.  Deputy Damien English  Information on Damien English  Zoom on Damien English   asked the Minister for Defence  Information on Tony Killeen  Zoom on Tony Killeen   the justification for the increase from €36,000 to €100,000 in printing, binding and stationery services provided for in subhead 5 of the Estimates for defence and Army pensions recently published; if this increase is intended to reflect once-off costs or recurring costs in future years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29947/10]

Minister for Defence (Deputy Tony Killeen): Information on Tony Killeen  Zoom on Tony Killeen  The amount provided for printing, binding and stationery services in subhead A5 of the 2009 Defence estimate was €70,000 while actual expenditure was €36,000. Expenditure in 2009 was kept to the absolute minimum in line with the requirement to reduce public expenditure wherever possible.

The corresponding amount provided in the 2010 Estimate is €100,000, and includes provision for additional once-off printing and stationery costs that will arise in the context of the Department’s decentralisation to Newbridge, County Kildare.


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