Written answers

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Department of Justice and Equality

EU Funding

Photo of Éamon Ó CuívÉamon Ó Cuív (Galway West, Fianna Fail)
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261. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the breakdown of funds received by his Department or channelled through his Department from EU funds in 2017; and the programmes these funds supported. [9575/19]

Photo of Charles FlanaganCharles Flanagan (Laois, Fine Gael)
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I wish to inform the Deputy that €8,817,372 in EU Funds was received by my Department's Vote 24 during 2017, of which €8,611,498 comprised advance funding for programmes. The table below provides further details.

DivisionDetailsAmount €
Office for Internet SafetyEU Funding For Internet Safety199,785
Anti-Human Trafficking UnitCouncil Of Europe Funded UK Study Visit (Oct 2016)4,832
Criminal Assets Bureau Reimbursement of Conference fees1,257
Asylum Migration and Integration fundAdvance funding for initiatives to promote the integration of non-EU migrants and to combat discrimination and racism7,334,769
European Social FundAdvance funding forProgramme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020- Priority 2: Social Inclusion and Equal Opportunities1,276,729

I have requested that relevant agencies under the remit of my Department, and operating under a separate Vote structure (An Garda Síochána, Irish Prison Service and Courts Service) respond directly to the Deputy.


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