Table 5 (a)

Gross Capital Expenditure Projections - 2004 and 2005

2004

2005

Ministerial Vote Group

Gross

Gross

€000s

€000s

1

Taoiseach's Group

1,199

1,199

2

Finance Group

213,933

165,288

3

Justice Group

137,208

142,243

4

Environment and Local Government

1,758,917

1,824,285

5

Education and Science

520,224

536,240

6

Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.

200,881

156,435

7

Agriculture and Food

53,781

55,251

8

Transport

1,683,924

1,712,774

9

Health and Children

511,749

427,350

10

Enterprise, Trade and Employment

284,872

295,105

11

Arts, Sport and Tourism

110,299

111,855

12

Defence

19,235

19,959

13

Foreign Affairs

12,177

12,177

14

Social and Family Affairs

8,175

8,252

15

Gn—tha’ Pobail, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta

87,499

84,218

Unallocated Capital Expenditure (a)

295,927

747,369

Total Gross Voted Capital

5,900,000

6,300,000

less

Appropriations-in-aid

80,865

80,903

Total Net Voted Capital

5,819,135

6,219,097

Plus

Non-voted Exchequer Capital

377,000

314,000

Plus

Pre-funding of future pension liabilities

1,176,000

1,256,000

Total Expenditure

7,372,135

7,789,097

(a)

These are provisional amounts which, subject to maintaining a prudent overall fiscal position, could be available for allocation in 2004 and 2005 in order to support continued funding of priority capital investment.