Dáil Éireann - Volume 647 - 19 February, 2008

Written Answers. - Regulatory Authorities.

Deputy Seán Sherlock asked the Minister for Education and Science the total operating budget for all regulators and regulatory authorities within the State for the years 2006 and 2007; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7017/08]

  Deputy Mary Hanafin: The information requested by the Deputy in respect of the Department of Education and Science and agencies operating under its aegis is contained on the following spreadsheet.

Agency

2006

2007 Provisional Outturn

€ million

D/Education & Science — Administration costs

74.52

81.15

FETAC: Further Education & Training Awards Council

6.53

6.49

HEA: Higher Education Authority

5.73

5.94

HETAC: Higher Education & Training Awards Council

2.40

2.47

National Education Welfare Board

8.58

10.12

National Qualifications Authority of Ireland

2.05

2.26

State Examinations Commission

60.89

64.88

National Council for Special Education

7.82

8.92