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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 72 - Customs and Excise controls [41063/12]. (27 Sep 2012)

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72. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance the amount of cigarettes, tobacco products, illegal tablets, and alcohol seized by Customs and Excise at Dublin Airport for the years 2010, 2011 and to date in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41063/12] 

Minister for Finance (Deputy Michael Noonan): I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the information sought by the Deputy is set out in the following table:
 
Year
Cigarettes (number)
Tobacco (kgs)
Alcohol (Litres)
Tablets (number)
2010
24,463,902
1168.98
107
182,902
2011
19,306,084
1212.35
337
187,420
2012*
10,749,942
1320.86
206
612
 
The figures in respect of tablets include prohibited drugs and unlicensed medicines.

*2012 figure is to 26/09/12
 
Dail Eireann Debate
Thursday, 27 September 2012

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