78. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the degree to which he expects to be in a position to address deficiencies in the development of the alternative energy sector in the capital programme having particular regard to the need to address issues of national and international concern such as carbon reduction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 2603/18 asked on 18 Jan 2018 - Capital Expenditure Programme Implementation)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): I should first explain that both the development of the energy sector and formulation of policy on climate action is a matter for my colleague, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment. 
What I can say is that the review of the capital plan, published last September, concluded that public capital investment is key to supporting the radical societal transformation required to achieve a low carbon and clima...

23. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to make provision for the projects previously identified as being integral to crucial infrastructure investment in the context of the capital review programme; his plans to extend the remit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 47274/17 asked on 09 Nov 2017 - Capital Expenditure Programme Implementation)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): I propose to take Questions Nos. 23, 24 and 78 together.
As I announced at Budget 2018, Government has allocated a significant and well-planned, increase in public capital investment amounting to €4.3 billion over the period 2018-2021. This is in addition to the additional €2.2 billion for housing already allocated to the implementation of the Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.   
Consequently between 2014 and 2021 publ...

24. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he has made provision for further changes in the gross capital expenditure ceilings for 2018 in view of the ongoing infrastructural deficits in housing, health, transport and education; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 47228/17 asked on 09 Nov 2017 - Capital Expenditure Programme Implementation)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): I propose to take Questions Nos. 23, 24 and 78 together.
As I announced at Budget 2018, Government has allocated a significant and well-planned, increase in public capital investment amounting to €4.3 billion over the period 2018-2021. This is in addition to the additional €2.2 billion for housing already allocated to the implementation of the Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.   
Consequently between 2014 and 2021 publ...

78. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if in the context of the growing needs of the recovering economy, he expects to be in a position to meet infrastructural requirements of the widest possible nature affecting economic performance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 47560/17 asked on 09 Nov 2017 - Capital Expenditure Programme Implementation)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): I propose to take Questions Nos. 23, 24 and 78 together.
As I announced at Budget 2018, Government has allocated a significant and well-planned, increase in public capital investment amounting to €4.3 billion over the period 2018-2021. This is in addition to the additional €2.2 billion for housing already allocated to the implementation of the Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.   
Consequently between 2014 and 2021 publ...