Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Questions (160)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

160. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position in relation to conciliation between OPW and a company (details supplied) in respect of Kevin Street Garda station; if the matter is being mediated; if legal proceedings have commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49850/19]

View answer

Written answers (Question to Public)

Under the contract signed between the parties the prescribed process for dispute resolution is described as conciliation, under this process both parties are brought together to mediate an agreement.

The conciliation process is not yet finalised and both the OPW and the Contractor continue to engage with the appointed Conciliator.

Legal proceedings have not been initiated in connection with this issue.