Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (846, 849)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

846. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the costs paid to companies (details supplied) for projects in respect of which each was engaged by his Department in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the reason each was engaged; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29446/19]

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Catherine Murphy

Question:

849. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the costs paid to a company (details supplied) for projects in respect of which 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. [29555/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 846 and 849 together.

Details of the costs paid to those of the companies concerned that have been engaged by my Department during the period in question, and the reasons for those engagements, are set out in the accompanying table.

PQ 29466/19 and PQ 29555/19

Year

Company

Costs Paid

Reason

2015

Arthur Cox

€20,766.73

Provision of legal advice

2015

Deloitte

(Deloitte & Touche)

€28,939

Business Case Review for the Housing Assistance Payment

2015

Mazars Consulting

€27,075

Independent Review of Homeless Services

2017

A&L Goodbody Solicitors Ltd.

€23,985

Report on Water Abstractions.

2017

Arthur Cox

€33,070.27

Provision of legal advice

2018

Arthur Cox

€284,255.89

Provision of legal advice

2018

Mazars

€163,144.34

Provision of Accounting Audit of Financial Services

2018

KPMG

€49,721

Provision of corporate finance advisory services in relation to the establishment of the Land Development Agency

2019

Arthur Cox

€133,395.65

Professional Fees and provision of legal advice

2019

A&L Goodbody Solicitors Ltd.

€23,985

Report on Water Abstractions

2019

KPMG

€172,200

Provision of corporate finance advisory services in relation to the establishment of the Land Development Agency.