Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (978)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

978. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Health 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 on same to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35578/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In August 2018 under the Office of Government Procurement Framework, external consultants were commissioned to assist the Data Protection Unit in implementing a GDPR compliance programme for the Department. This work was completed in April 2019 and included a GDPR gap analysis, implementation plans, compliance strategy and training and skills transfer.

Table of Costs

Consultants

Total Cost (Inclusive of VAT)

Mazars

€110,423.25

Question No. 979 answered with Question No. 779.