Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (620)

Michael McGrath


620. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the final agreed tender price, the date of the tender for the contract and the final overall amount actually paid and the date of the final payment in respect of each capital expenditure project completed since 1 January 2014 by her Department or an agency under the remit of her Department and which ended up costing €10 million or more in tabular form; the reason the final amount paid exceeded the final tender price; the details available in respect of projects in which construction is not complete to date or in which the final settlement account has not been agreed to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39923/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The capital allocation for my Department is primarily used to deliver IT modernisation and carry out refurbishments on the Department’s buildings.  Neither my Department or the Agencies within the remit of my Department have had capital projects with spend in excess of €10million since 2014.