Dáil Éireann - Volume 675 - 18 February, 2009
Written Answers. - Official Travel.
Deputy Jim O’Keeffe Deputy Jim O’Keeffe
Deputy Jim O’Keeffe asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the agencies, offices and bodies within the remit of his Department in respect of which details of foreign travel for 2008 were sought and not furnished in to a reply to a parliamentary question reply of 27 January 2009. [6404/09]
Deputy Brendan Smith Deputy Brendan Smith
Deputy Brendan Smith: The State Bodies that come under the aegis of my Department are Teagasc, An Bord Bia, the Irish National Stud Company, the National Milk Agency, Coillte Teoranta, COFORD, the Veterinary Council of Ireland, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the Marine Institute, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority and the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board. Expenditure on foreign travel is a matter for the  State Bodies themselves as part of their day-to-day activities. In this regard they are required to adhere to guidelines set down by the Department of Finance.
Dáil Éireann 675 Written Answers. Official Travel.