For Oral Answer on : 27/06/2023
Question Number(s): 63 Question Reference(s): 30991/23
Department: Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.
To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure; National Development Plan Delivery and Reform if he has received a request from the Department of Transport for extra funding for roads projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
While I, as Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, am responsible for setting the annual allocations in line with the Government’s Budget Strategy, the responsibility for the delivery of transport infrastructure including roads are a matter for my colleague, the Minister for Transport, Mr. Eamonn Ryan TD.
In 2023, the Department of Transport received an overall capital allocation of €2,622 million with €1,229 million allocated for road networks and road safety.