Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Questions (210)

Catherine Murphy


210. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the position in respect of a company (details supplied); the status of the contract extension; if there are plans to retender for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5930/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

Since 1 January 2014, Irish Water has statutory responsibility for all aspects of water services planning, delivery and operation at national, regional and local levels. Procurement of external resources or service providers is an operational matter for Irish Water.  Accordingly, the contract referred to is a matter for Irish Water and I have no function in relation to it.

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