Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Questions (101)

Thomas Byrne

Question:

101. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the amount spent in 2018 on a company (details supplied) by legal fees, other professional and consultancy fees and other costs including construction and renovations in tabular form. [37776/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

As the Deputy will be aware, my Department is liaising with the Chief State Solicitor’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office in relation to the on-going legal process related to the schools built by the contractor to which he refers.  He will also be aware that proceedings have issued in a number of schools to date.  The next date Court date is expected to be in October 2019.  For legal reasons, my Department is not in a position, at this time, to provide any costs including legal, professional and other costs including construction and renovations costs to date.