Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Justice, Equality and Defence
Niall Collins (Limerick, Fianna Fail)
Question 361: To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the rate of travel expense that is mileage paid for use of his private cars; the rate of subsistence payments and any other allowances available to him and his Ministers of State in the course if their appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17244/11]
Alan Shatter (Minister, Department of Justice, Equality and Defence; Dublin South, Fine Gael)
I wish to inform the Deputy that I have no official responsibility to the DÃ¡il in relation to this matter. The Minister for Finance is responsible for the mileage and subsistence allowance rates and other allowances paid to Members of the Oireachtas.