Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (162)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

162. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the costs paid to a company (details supplied) for projects each was engaged by his Department in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the reason it was engaged; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29552/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

My Department engaged the company System Dynamics to provide technical support for an IT system. In July 2015 this company was acquired by Deloitte. On two occasions between 2015 and 2019 we made payments in relation to this engagement. Details of the fees paid are in the following table:

Year

Projects

Costs paid

2015

Oracle JDEWARDS Support Service

19,999.80

2016

Oracle JDEWARDS Support Service

5,803.00

The Deputy might note that details of my Department's spending on legal and consultancy fees are regularly published on my Department's website.