Dáil Éireann - Volume 646 - 12 February, 2008
Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.
Deputy Phil Hogan Deputy Phil Hogan
Deputy Phil Hogan asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the amount paid to civil servants by way of travel, subsistence or overnight allowances or payments for each of the years 2002 to the end of 2007; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5677/08]
Deputy Dermot Ahern Deputy Dermot Ahern
Deputy Dermot Ahern: I have detailed below the amounts of travel subsistence payments made to Civil Servants in my Department, both at Headquarters and in our 75 Missions abroad, over the past five years.
In addition to the figures outlined above, significant travel expenditure was incurred as a direct result of the demands and responsibilities of the 2004 EU Presidency. Specific budgetary provision was made for this and the total expenditure arising was €3,300,000, incurred over 2003 and 2004.
Dáil Éireann 646 Written Answers. Departmental Expenditure.