Minister says any delay to National Children’s Hospital will cost up to 70 million annually

Health Minister Leo Varadkar says any delay to the National Children’s Hospital will cost about 60 or 70 million a year. Leo Varadkar, Minister for Transport Tourism and Enterprise Planning permission is being lodged today for the plans which will locate all three children’s facilities at St. James’s hospital in Dublin City Centre. Concerns have been raised about the location and parking facilities at the site. Opponents have also said changing the plans to a greenfield site would be cheaper – but Minister Varadkar says that’s not the case: [audio_player src=””]