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Madigan, Josepha

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Estimates for Public Services 2018: Motion

I move the following Supplementary Estimates:

Vote 12 - Superannuation and Retired Allowances (Supplementary)That a supplementary sum not exceeding €1,000 be granted to defray the c...More Button

  Votes put and agreed to.More Button

Parliamentary Questions Data

Was asked: the number of parliamentary questions his Department has processed in the past three years to date; the number of questions answered directly; the number of questions referred to bodies or agencies...More Button

I am advised that the number of Parliamentary Questions (total of Oral + Written) my Department has processed for each of the last three years are as follows; 904 in 2016, 1,567 in 2017 and 1,332 u...More Button

As the Deputy will be aware, the processing of Parliamentary Questions including the preparation of replies, forms part of the normal workload of civil servants.  Accordingly questions are assign...More Button

Departmental Budgets

Was asked: if she has sought permission from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform to carry over unspent capital to 2019; if so, the amount sought as a carryover; the reason this was necessary; and ...More Button

The carryover of unspent capital monies from one year into the next is at the discretion of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and is also subject to approval by the Dáil. The level of ...More Button

Any application from my Department to carryover unspent capital monies from 2018 to 2019 will fall to be assessed by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and if approved, published as ...More Button

Was asked: the amount of capital allocated to her Department in 2018; the amount spent to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The 2018 capital allocation for my Department is €54.3 million as published in the 2018 Revised Estimates is contained in the following link: More Button

Was asked: the current and capital funding allocated for each scheme and programme in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 under her Department or the bodies under the remit of her Department; and the amount expended in...More Button

As the Deputy will appreciate my Department operates a wide range of funding schemes across all areas of the Departments' remit.

  In view of this and because of the wide range o...More Button

National Development Plan Expenditure

Was asked: the areas the €1.2 billion of culture, heritage and Irish language funding has been invested in to date (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Project Ireland 2040 – the National Planning Framework and associated 10 year National Development Plan (NDP) – explicitly recognises that our culture, language and heritage are integral to the sus...More Button