Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Questions (256)

Micheál Martin

Question:

256. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of staff working in the procurement area for major State infrastructure projects in her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4572/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

My Department is not currently involved in any major State infrastructural projects. The Procurement Unit in my Department is a small unit that provides procurement advice and assistance to units as required. It also maintains a centralised register of all contracts with supporting documentation and ensures that Departmental policies and guidelines are current and updated as necessary.