Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Questions (104)

Joan Burton


104. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the cumulative financial cost to his Department and other State bodies in dealing with the appeal against the decision by the European Commission in a tax case (details supplied); the amount paid to each individual provider of services in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019 in tabular form; and the nature of services provided in defending the position of the State in the case. [14309/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

There has been insufficient time to compile all the data in the time allowed and in the format requested by the Deputy. I have therefore asked my officials to finalise the compilation of the requested information and I will provide it to her. I understand that the Office of the Attorney General are currently examining the issue of whether details of professional fees paid to individuals can be disclosed in the context of GDPR.