Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (62, 63)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

62. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Finance if it was necessary to have cross-departmental consultations with the National Asset Management Agency on the sale of the UPMC Beacon Hospital Dublin and UPMC Whitfield Waterford; if so, if he will detail the contents of those consultations; if the former owners were involved the sale; if so, to what extent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18364/14]

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Billy Kelleher

Question:

63. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Finance if a guarantee on the continuation of the purchase of private beds by the Health Service Executive at the UPMC Beacon Hospital Dublin and UPMC Whitfield Waterford formed part of the negotiations for the sale on the part of the National Asset Management Agency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18368/14]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 62 and 63 together.

I am advised by NAMA that it has no involvement with the assets referenced by the Deputy.