We will send a reminder to the HSE.
No. 3B.2 is correspondence from Mr. Martin McMahon regarding investigation by the PAC of widespread misclassification of workers as self employed, to be noted and a copy forwarded to the Department of Social Protection for a note on the matter.
No. 3B.3 is correspondence received anonymously from a member of An Garda Síochána regarding waste of public funds by failure to charge for policing of events, to be noted and a copy to be forwarded to An Garda Síochána.
No. 3B.4 is correspondence dated 24 April 2014 from Mr. Tony Barrett, CEO, Irish Seaweed Processors Limited regarding sale of Arramara Teoranta by Údarás na Gaeltachta, to be noted. The Departments of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Agriculture, Food and the Marine have been asked to provide a note on the impact of the sale of Arramara Teoranta on local seaweed producers.
No. 3B.5 is correspondence from Ms Maura Rawson, Chance Wicklow, regarding dog pound tenders, to be noted. This issue appears to be one for the local authority. The correspondence will be forwarded to the Local Government Auditor and the National Procurement Service for appropriate follow up. We might also raise this matter later this morning with the Accounting Officer.
No. 3B.6 is correspondence dated 12 June 2014 from Mr. Nicholas Furling, Pageant Holdings Limited re proposed NAMA funding of Scotch Hall, to be noted and a copy forwarded to NAMA for a note on the issues raised. We will ask NAMA to respond promptly with a comprehensive note on this so that we can deal with the matter.
No. 3B.7 is correspondence dated 17 June 2014 from Mr. F. John Herriott regarding use of taxpayers' money for visit of US First Lady Michelle Obama, to be noted. The Department of Foreign Affairs may be able to provide some information on this issue.
We now move to documents relating to today's meeting.
No. 3C.1 is correspondence dated 19 June 2014 is from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government regarding briefing paper. No. 3C.2 is correspondence dated 24 June 2014 is also from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government regarding opening statement. Each of these is to be noted and published.
The next item is reports and statements and accounts received since our meeting on 19 June 2014.
No. 4.1 is correspondence 4.1 is from the Pensions Ombudsman, regarding Clear Audit, to be noted.
In terms of our work programme, the committee will meet next week with representatives of the CRC and the following week with An Garda Síochána.
Regarding any other business, the committee received correspondence from a Mr. John Shine which relates to the fisheries department. I have asked the clerk to seek documentation in regard to that file so that we can determine of what assistance the committee can or cannot be to that individual. Likewise in regard to Mr. Charles Farrell who has also written to the committee on numerous occasions in regard to an issue dating back a number of years, which issue is still ongoing, we have asked for the relevant papers from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, following which the committee will determine if it can or cannot be of assistance in regard to the complaints being made. We will ask that those two sets of documents be provided as soon as possible.
The agenda for our meeting on 3 July 2014 is the 2012 Annual Report and Appropriation Accounts of the Comptroller and Auditor General - Vote 39, HSE Section 38 agencies' remuneration. We will also examine the report of the interim administrator appointed by the HSE to the CRC and Friends and Supporters of the CRC Limited. Is that agreed? Agreed.
We now move to today's business.