Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (688, 694)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

688. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the costs paid to companies (details supplied) for projects each was engaged by her Department to conduct in each of the years 2015 to 2018, and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the reason each was engaged; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29437/19]

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Catherine Murphy

Question:

694. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the costs paid to a company (details supplied) for projects each was engaged by her Department to conduct in each of the years 2015 to 2018, and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the reason it was engaged; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29546/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 688 and 694 together.

My Department has engaged the services of Mazars in the period specified. Mazars have primarily provided consultancy services in respect of internal audits for my Department and are also engaged in a review of internal organisational structures at present. Details of the funding provided (to end of June 2019) is listed in the following table.

Company

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019 

Mazars

€0

€16,605

€204,709

€73,821

€72,201

I can confirm that my Department has not incurred any costs in respect of the other companies named.