Dáil Éireann - Volume 662 - 30 September, 2008
Written Answers. - Departmental Bodies.
Deputy Joe Costello Deputy Joe Costello
Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of equality and human rights organisations which are funded or part-funded by the Government; the funding paid by the State to these organisations; the organisations which the Government proposes to amalgamate or dispense with; the estimated savings to the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32480/08]
Deputy Dermot Ahern Deputy Dermot Ahern
Deputy Dermot Ahern: I would refer the Deputy to my reply of 24 September 2008 to Parliamentary Question No. 768. The provision in the 2008 Estimates for the Equality Authority amounted to €5.9 million and, in respect of the Irish Human Rights Commission, the amount was €2 million.
Dáil Éireann 662 Written Answers. Departmental Bodies.