Dáil Éireann - Volume 451 - 05 April, 1995

Written Answers. - Covenant Statistics.

66. Mr. B. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Finance the amount of covenants lodged in each week prior to the budget; the cost to the Exchequer of these lodgements; and the total number of covenants lodged on Wednesday, 8 February 1995, which were rejected. [5354/95]

Minister for Finance (Mr. Quinn): I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that statistics are not available which would enable the precise information requested by the Deputy to be given. Such information could not be obtained without undertaking inquiries [1332] which could be carried out only at a disproportionate cost.