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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Question Heading for question(s) 123

Photo of Pearse DohertyPearse Doherty (Donegal, Sinn Fein)
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123. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the expenses incurred by his Department relating to insurance of all types in each of the past five years; the cost of each insurance policy held by his Department over the same time period per annum; if he will provide the same data for all bodies under the aegis of his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26287/17]

Photo of Charles FlanaganCharles Flanagan (Laois, Fine Gael)
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Department is responsible for two votes - Vote 28 (Foreign Affairs and Trade) and Vote 27 (International Cooperation) operating at 80 Missions abroad and at 10 locations on the island of Ireland providing a range of services to Irish citizens and working to ensure the promotion and protection of Ireland’s interests in the world.There are no bodies under the aegis of the Department.

The Department is covered in terms of its buildings under State indemnity. Additional insurance may be taken out in overseas locations depending on local requirements. The following table details the total costs incurred by this department in relation to motor vehicle, buildings and contents insurance each year from 2012 to 2016.:

Insurance Costs 2012 to 2016

YearMotor InsuranceBuildings/Contents Insurance


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