Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (538)

Carol Nolan

Question:

538. Deputy Carol Nolan asked the Minister for Social Protection the details of contracts of €25,000 or more that have been awarded by her Department or bodies under the aegis of her Department that were found to be non-compliant with procurement guidelines from 1 January 2019 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37805/20]

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The procurement of supplies and services is essential to support my Department and bodies under the aegis of my Department in providing high quality services to the public, in a cost effective and efficient manner.

The tables below set out details of contracts over €25,000 for my Department and those bodies under the aegis of my Department that were found to be non-compliant with procurement guidelines in 2019 and those that my Department consider to be non-compliant to date in 2020.

Details of the Department’s non-compliant procurements are published annually on the Comptroller and Auditor General’s website and details of the Citizens Information Board’s non-compliant procurements can be found in the Financial Statement of the Annual Report which is published annually on the Citizen Information Board’s website.

My Department and bodies under the aegis of my Department ensure that the corrective action is undertaken to make non-compliant contracts compliant in a timely manner.

Details of Non- Compliant Contract 2019

Company Awarded the Contract

Full Value of Contract (excl. VAT)

Supply of Stationery and Office Supplies

Codex Ltd.

€292,680

Employability Service 2019

Contractor Name

Total Value

Monaghan-Cavan EmployAbility Services

Monaghan Supported Employment Support Agency CLG

€619,639

Midlands EmployAbility Services

Midland Employment Support Agency Company

€554,211

Cork EmployAbility Services

First Employment Services CLG, T/A EmployAbility Services Cork

€547,966

West Cork EmployAbility Services

Workstart West Cork Ltd., T/A EmployAbility Service West Cork

€515,112

Kilkenny-Carlow EmployAbility Services

Kilkenny/Carlow Area Supported Employment Service

€498,058

Dublin West EmployAbility Services

EmployAbility Ltd. Dublin West

€492,976

Galway EmployAbility Services

Galway Supported Employment Consortium

€473,769

Donegal-Sligo-Leitrim EmployAbility Services

Employment Response North West Ltd

€461,433

Kildare EmployAbility Services

Kildare Coalition of Supported Employment

€439,794

Clare EmployAbility Services

Clare Supported Employment Service Company Ltd

€429,500

Dublin South EmployAbility Services

Dublin South Supported Employment CLG

€423,442

Kerry EmployAbility Services

Kerry Supported Employment CLG

€413,526

Limerick EmployAbility Services

Work Access Ltd., T/A EmployAbility Limerick

€409,811

Roscommon EmployAbility Services

Co. Roscommon Supported Employment Service Company

€398,024

Mayo EmployAbility Services

Work Web West

€394,113

Wicklow EmployAbility Services

The Wicklow Supported Employment Network

€393,314

Louth EmployAbility Services

Co. Louth Supported Employment Partnership

€387,532

Dublin North EmployAbility Services

Work4U Company Limited by Guarantee

€375,710

Waterford EmployAbility Services

Waterford Employment Support Agency

€342,061

Meath EmployAbility Services

Jobmatters

€331,413

South Tipperary EmployAbility Services

South Tipperary Supported Employment Project

€277,297

Wexford EmployAbility Services

Wexford Consortium for Supported Employment (W.C.S.E.)

€275,984

North Tipperary EmployAbility Services

North Tipperary Supported Employment

€262,136

Business in The Community EmployAbility Services

Business in The Community Ireland

€146,556

Details of Contracts considered to be non-compliant to date 2020

Company Awarded the Contract

Estimated Full Value of Contract (excl. VAT)

Covid-19 PPE Equipment &Supplies

Energy Distribution

€190,000

Printing services

Azure Ltd

€84,020

Covid-19 PPE Equipment &Supplies

Codex Ltd.

€81,002

Covid-19 PPE Equipment &Supplies

J&C Hendrick Ltd

€46,780

Covid-19 Signage

The Printed Image

€36,552

Employability Service 2020

Contractor Name

Total Value

Monaghan-Cavan Employability Services

Monaghan Supported Employment Support Agency CLG

€621,727

Cork Employability Services

First Employment Services CLG, T/A Employability Services Cork

€580,285

Midlands Employability Services

Midland Employment Support Agency Company

€555,731

West Cork Employability Services

Workstart West Cork Ltd., T/A Employability Service West Cork

€519,180

Kilkenny-Carlow Employability Services

Kilkenny/Carlow Area Supported Employment Service

€500,832

Dublin West Employability Services

Employability Ltd. Dublin West

€481,965

Donegal-Sligo-Leitrim Employability Services

Employment Response North West Ltd

€479,977

Galway Employability Services

Galway Supported Employment Consortium

€473,769

Kildare Employability Services

Kildare Coalition of Supported Employment

€442,480

Clare Employability Services

Clare Supported Employment Service Company Ltd

€431,600

Dublin South Employability Services

Dublin South Supported Employment CLG

€427,339

Kerry Employability Services

Kerry Supported Employment CLG

€413,526

Limerick Employability Services

Work Access Ltd., T/A Employability Limerick

€412,742

Roscommon Employability Services

Co. Roscommon Supported Employment Service Company

€399,198

Mayo Employability Services

Work Web West

€394,113

Louth Employability Services

Co. Louth Supported Employment Partnership

€388,957

Wicklow Employability Services

The Wicklow Supported Employment Network

€386,783

Dublin North Employability Services

Work4u Company Limited by Guarantee

€376,488

Waterford Employability Services

Waterford Employment Support Agency

€341,986

Meath Employability Services

Jobmatters

€339,138

South Tipperary Employability Services

South Tipperary Supported Employment Project

€278,345

Wexford Employability Services

Wexford Consortium for Supported Employment

€277,182

North Tipperary Employability Services

North Tipperary Supported Employment

€262,136

Business in The Community Employability Services

Business in The Community Ireland

€147,474

Local Employment Services (LES) 2020

Contractor

Total Value

Limerick LES

Paul Partnership Limerick.

€1,458,325

Northside LES

Northside Partnership Ltd.

€1,122,059

Dublin City NW (Tolka Area) LES

Dublin North West Area Partnership

€1,104,718

Kildare LES

Co Kildare Local Employment Service Network

€1,038,664

Blanchardstown LES

Blanchardstown Area Partnership

€1,036,273

Tallaght (Dodder Valley) LES

SDC South Dublin County Partnership

€948,668

Mayo LES

Mayo North East Partnership

€944,002

Ballymun LES

Ballymun Job Centre Co-op Society Ltd

€916,601

Dundalk and Drogheda LES

Louth Leader Partnership

€904,288

Clondalkin LES

SDC South Dublin County Partnership

€884,995

Wexford LES

Wexford Local Development

€858,545

Cork LES

Cork City Partnership

€849,495

Ballyfermot LES

Ballyfermot & Chapelizod Partnership Co Ltd

€803,959

Southside LES

Southside Partnership

€786,686

Monaghan LES

Monaghan Integrated Development

€682,510

Tralee LES

North & East Kerry Leader

€664,575

Dublin South City (Canals) LES

Dublin south city partnership

€660,275

Galway LES

Galway City Partnership

€651,964

Waterford City LES

Waterford Area Partnership

€603,555

Dublin City Docklands/Eastside LES

St. Andrews Resource Centre

€596,802

South Kerry LES

South Kerry Development Partnership

€521,974

Dublin 12 LES

Dublin south city partnership

€473,923

Bray LES

Bray Area Partnership

€445,047

Waterford Leader (County) LES

Waterford Leader Partnership

€341,250

Dublin City SW LES

Ballyfermot & Chapelizod Partnership Co Ltd

€316,041

JobsClub 2020 Contractor

Total Value

South Dublin County Partnership (SDC)

€296,601

Offaly Integrated Development Co Ltd

€255,752

Crann Support Group

€214,580

Jobcare Ltd Pearse St

€206,938

Carlow County Development Partnership Company Ltd

€139,969

South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd

€139,111

Glin Jobsclub Limited

€136,350

Laois Community and Enterprise Dev Co t/a Laois Partnership Co

€132,083

Saints Mary and Peter CE Scheme Arklow Ltd

€130,756

Northwest Roscommon CDP

€129,353

Westmeath Community Development Ltd

€127,528

Inishowen Development Partnership

€126,842

Southside Local Employment Service/Southside Partnership DLR

€126,695

North Tipperary Leader Partnership

€126,092

North and East Kerry Leader Partnership TEO

€125,592

Portarlington Community Development Association Ltd

€125,435

Donegal Local Development Company

€124,762

People Action Against Unemployment Ltd

€124,614

Mayo North East Leader Partnership TEO

€124,256

Monaghan Integrated Development Ltd

€123,390

Cumann Iosaef Teoranta

€122,864

Drogheda Job Club Ltd

€122,577

Blanchardstown Area Partnership Ltd

€119,827

First Employability Services Ltd t/a Employability Service Cork

€118,820

Northside Partnership Ltd

€118,650

Fingal LEADER Partnership Co Ltd

€117,233

Dublin South City Partnership (BIIKR Partnership Co Ltd)

€116,918

Ballyhoura Development Ltd

€116,240

Congress Information & Opportunity Centre

€114,204

Louth Leader Partnership

€114,106

Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership Co Ltd

€113,098

Ballinasloe Community Resources Ltd

€111,350

Dublin North West Area Partnership Ltd

€111,200

Leitrim Integrated Development Co

€109,996

Ballymun Job Centre Co-Operative Society Ltd

€96,456

Ferdia Community Development Co Ltd

€82,908

West Limerick Resources Ltd

€81,658

Bodies under the aegis of my Department

The Pensions Authority, the Pensions Council, Citizens Information Board, Low Pay Commission and Social Welfare Tribunal had no non-compliant procurements in 2019. To date in 2020, The Pensions Council, Citizens Information Board, Low Pay Commission and Social Welfare Tribunal have had no procurements deemed to be non-compliant. The Pensions Authority have one which is listed in the table below.

Pensions Authority Non-Compliant Contracts 2020

Company Awarded the Contract

Estimated Full Value of Contract (excl. VAT)

Accounting Support Services

Mazars

€65,000