Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1834)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

1834. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the names of external consultancies that delivered and continue to deliver advice and training on all aspects of GDPR in the context of preparedness and ongoing upskilling of staff regarding the regulation; the cost expended on the external advice and training of same to date, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35575/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The table below contains my Department's expenditure to date on external consultancies and bodies who delivered training on all aspects of GDPR. In addition my Department undertakes in house training and awareness initiatives on GDPR on an ongoing basis including a data protection e-learning training module which is available to all staff.

External consultancies

Cost

ALLONE Corporate Solutions Ltd.

€2,245

Bridgecastle Info Management T/A Castlebridge

€36,264

CMG Professional training

€2,350

Institute of Public Administration

€1,350

International Association of Privacy Professionals

€445

Irish Academy of Computer Training (IACT)

€36,912

Law Society of Ireland

€1,650

PDP

€3,990

Public Affairs Ireland

€43,052

Total

€128,258