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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 12 March 2014

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Questions (79)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

79. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide in tabular form the reports, reviews and studies commissioned by him or his Department or agencies under the aegis of his Department since 9 March 2011; the date on which they were commissioned; the date on which they were completed; the date on which they were published; the cost of each; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12436/14]

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The following table outlines the total amount spent on reports, reviews and studies commissioned by my Department, and those under my aegis, since its inception in 2011:

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform - Reports, Reviews and Studies commissioned since 9 March 2011

Report / Review / Study

Costs

Date of Commission

Date or Expected Date of Publication

Name of External Consultant

Independent verification of savings arising under the Public Service Agreement

€35,819.80

16 May 2011

June 2011

MKO Partners Ltd

Research on Reasons Behind Voter Behaviour in the Oireachtas Inquiry

Referendum 2011

€41,043.20

23 November 2011

January 2012

Red C Research and Marketing Ltd.

Options for the next National Lottery licence

€615 (including VAT)

7th February 2012

N/A

(The final Report was completed and submitted to the Department in March 2012)

Davy Corporate Finance

Independent verification of savings arising under the Public Service Agreement

€31,586.40

23 March 2012

13 June 2012

Grant Thornton

Capacity and Capability Review of Central Procurement Function

€30,750.00

May 2012

6 September 2012

Accenture

ICT-MF Executive Assessment

€30,750.00

August 2012

November 2012

Innovation Value Institute, NUIM

Independent verification of savings arising under the Public Service Agreement

€24,206.40

4 February 2013

3 July 2013

Grant Thornton

Debt Management Final Report

€110,000 plus VAT

Q2 - 2013

Awaiting Government Decision

BearingPoint

Report of a Consultation with Civil Society Representatives and

Citizens on Ireland's Participation in the Open Government Partnership

 

 

Funding of €25,735.25 was provided to Transparency International Ireland in 2013 following a competitive tender process to support a public consultation with civil society and the preparation of a report of their recommendations and proposals for potential inclusion in Ireland's Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

10 June 2013

Published on 2 October 2013

Transparency International, Ireland

Public Appointments Service

Reports, Reviews and Studies commissioned since 9 March 2011

Report / Review / Study

Costs

Date of Commission

Date or Expected Date of Publication

Name of External Consultant

Asset Management/Risk Management Audit Report

€4,878.72

May 2011

25 October 2011

Capita Consulting

Accounting and Reporting Audit Report

€2,952.00

May 2011

13 March 2012

Capita Consulting

ICT Security Audit Report

€2,656.80

October 2011

13 March 2012

Capita Consulting

Procurement Audit Report

€3,640.80

March 2012

19 September 2012

Capita Consulting

Tax Compliance and Board Members Payments Audit Report

€4,132.80

December 2012

22 May 2013

Capita Consulting

Special EU Programmes Body

Reports, Reviews and Studies commissioned since 9 March 2011

Report / Review / Study

Costs

Date of Commission

Date or Expected Date of Publication

Name of External Consultant

Forensic Audit (INTERREG IIA Project)

£35,216.40

22 April 2011

15 March 2012

ASM

Stakeholder Survey

£11,262.00

3 January 2012

01 February 2012

Millward Brown

Mid-Term Evaluation of INTERREG IV

£18,963.00

14 January 2013

10 October 2013

McClure Watters

Mid-Term Evaluation of PEACE III

£50,693.00

5 November 2012

1 October 2013

SJ Cartmin

Stakeholder Survey

£11,100.00

19 September 2012

21 December 2012

MRNI

Technical Review of Energy Project

£4,320.00

5 October 2012

8 October 2013

SKM

2014-20 PEACE & INTERREG Programmes Ex-Ante Evaluation and Environmental Assessment

£62,424.00

25 January 2013

Not Complete

McClure Watters

Stakeholder Survey

£11,262.00

26 November 2013

7 February 2014

Millward Brown

The Office of Public Works will forward details of the total amount spent on reports, reviews and studies commissioned by them directly to the Deputy.

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