Written Answers. - Consultancy Contracts.

84.Mr. Quinn asked the Taoiseach the amount paid since 26 June 1997 to date in fees, salary, allowances, including delegates' allowances, expenses and other payments to any person including a body corporate or an unincorporated body of persons in or under the aegis of his Department, who is or was a consultant, or was a person performing functions normally performed or capable of being performed by permanent civil servants or special advisers, but who was neither a permanent civil servant nor a special adviser within the meaning of the Ethics in Public Office Act, 1995; the name of the person in each case; the amount paid to each person; if he will provide a breakdown as between salary, allowances, expenses and other payments; the date on which each person was appointed; in the case of persons no longer holding such position, the date on which the appointment ceased; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9943/02]

The information requested by the Deputy is contained in a table which I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Consultancy and Public Relations Services

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Dermot Nally

Cabinet Confidentiality

3,047

1997

Diarmaid McGuinness

Cabinet Confidentiality

5,377

1997

Rory Brady

17th Amendment to Constitution – Cabinet Confidentiality

5,377

1997

Mairead Mullaney

Contract Librarian

80,576

1997 to October1999 – nowpaid as contractstaff

Dr. Kevin Whelan

1798 Commemoration

15,255

1997/1998

Jim Kirby

Advisor to MOS Mitchell

13,153

1997

Prof. Philip Beaumont

Address to seminar on High Level Group on Trade Union Recognition

2,266

1999

Arthur Anderson

Review of a Proposal by DCU on Capital Funding

3,841

1997

KPMG

Review on Non-National Roads Study

133,013

1997

Price Waterhouse

Review of Irish Air Corps and Naval Service

96,834

Reportpublished in July1998

John Timoney

Flights and expenses (Garda Review)

20,421

1997

Drury Communication

Consultancy on SMI communications

3,549

1997

Irish Marketing Surveys

Customer Survey of Irish Civil Service

11,369

1997

Irish Productivity Centre

Facilitation of the Partnership Committee

3,809

1998

Fusio Limited

Design and develop the Department's page on the website

8,757

Engaged in 1998

Hall Public Relations

PR consultants for the 1798 Commemoration

12,697

1998

PA Consulting

IT Consultancy

8,893

1999

St. John's University New York

Basic Income Study (Phases 1 and 2)

34,283

1998

ESRI

97,521

1999/2000

Prospectus Consultants

Department of the Taoiseach and the Financial Services Industry Association jointly commissioned a feasibility study into the establishment of a training facility for IFSC companies

6,349

1999

William M Mercer

Consultancy service on Performance Management

26,621

1998 and 1999

Deloitte and Touche

Business Analysis and Review of the Financial Management Function

46,691

November 1999 to January 2000

Farrell Grant Sparks

Business planning

4,897

1999

BIC Systems

IT Consultancy – Lotus Notes

3,809

April 2000

EPS Software

IT Consultancy – Lotus Notes

607

May 2000

Rory O'Donnell and Paul Teague

To evaluate partnership at work in Ireland

50,790

2000

Drury Communications

Consultancy Services in respect of design of PMDS packs

7,092.84

2000

BFK Design

Consultancy Services in respect of design of PMDS packs

14,134

2000

Arthur Anderson

Management Information Framework

77,071

2001

ISI Interact

Modernisation Website Development

15,998

2000

IPA

Consultancy services in respect of development of guidelines for the preparation of strategy statements.

3,687

2000

Hay MSL

Performance Management and Development

45,774

2000

Dr. Jane Pillinger

Research on Equality / Diversity aspect of Quality Customer Service

38,823

2001

CBC

Customer Service Guidelines Document

152

2001

Deloitte & Touche

Value for Money Audit of Mobile Phones

7,618

2001

Sureskills.com

IT Consultancy

22,017

2001

Hosca Management Consultants

Employee Opinion Survey

Nil to date

2001

Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

Study of Progress on enterprise Partnership

50,790

2000

Mr Alex Mathiseon (OECD)

Consultancy Services at meetings of the steering group on the evaluation of SMI

5,711

2001

Dominic McCanny

Consultancy Services on analysis of HRM Questionnaire

952

2000

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Octagon Ltd

ICT Strategic Principles

8,400

2002

Service Catalogue

12,570

2000-01

Software and Server Installation

2,286

2000-01

Facilitation of e Strategies

51,653

2000-01

Maintenance Agreement for Services Catalogue

8,380.27

2000-01

PricewaterhouseCoopers

eCabinet Project

152,094

November 2000 – to date

Oracle

Consultancy service on new financial management system

63,487

2001

System Dynamics

Maintenance of Social Partners Extranet

20,951

2001

National Millennium Committee

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

BDO Simpson Xavier Consulting

Detailed assessment of a proposal for a Millennium Tower (the old Jameson chimney at Smithfield in Dublin)

6,299

1999

Peter Owens DDB

Advertising/information campaign

413,047

1999 to date

Pembroke Communication

Public Relations Work

107,350

1999 to date

Ireland Film and Television Network

Millennium Event Guide

42,766

2000

PC Associates

Creation and distribution of Millennium Newsletters and production and management of the Millennium Book

236,278

1999 to date

BFK Design Limited

Design of the Millennium Logo, put the logo on disc for use by authorised bodies, and to create large backdrops for use at various Millennium launches

45,750

1999 to date

Fusio Limited

Design, set up website

27,282

1999 to date

Information Society Commission

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Edelman Public Relations

Engaged on a retainer basis to manage a communications and media strategy for the ISC

152,115

Engaged inApril 1998 –ongoing

The Learning Organisation

Cyril Drury an educational expert was engaged to assist the learning advisory group in the preparation of a report on the non-formal environment for learning and information and communications technology.

34,492

April 1998 toJune 1999

Lansdowne Market Research

Appointed to carry out the public and business survey

61,455

1998

Oniva

Appointed to design and set up equipment at the Young Scientists Exhibition

13,059

1998

Sink Digital Media

Responsible for the animation of the logo for Tech TV

1,997

1998

Langely Freeman

Designed and acted as consultants for the back drop for the launch of the ISC report

1,312

1998

Brenda O'Hanlon

Series of newspaper articles

1,421

1998

MRBI

Research survey of the general public designed to establish levels of awareness of, and engagement with, the technologies associated with the evolving Information Society

35,951

1999

MRBI

Survey of Irish businesses to establish awareness of technology

23,814

1999

Edelman Worldwide

PR Consultancy for Netd@ys

66,026

July toNovember 1999

MRBI

Update of 1999 research survey to assess the impact of Netd@ys

12,214

November 1999

MRBI

Research into awareness and usage of information and communications technology amongst Irish businesses

21,332

2000

MRBI

Research into general public awareness and usage of information and communications technology, 2000

32,355

2000

Paul Tanney

Report on personal use of technology

317

2000

NW Labs

To examine the issues of convergence and the implications for telecommunications communications regulation for Ireland

26,977

2000

Centre for Research in Technology in Education

Research material for seminar

20,890

2000

Dunnion Partners

Development of Government websites review and report

4,609

2000

KPMG

Tax incentives and barriers to e-working in Ireland

6,349

2000

Barry McCall

Copywriting of business and general public Research reports

1,371

2000

Farrell Grant Sparks

Research into future needs for Ireland's development as an information society

30,669

2000

Jonathan Williams

Copy editing and proof reading of final report

381

2000

Chapman Flood Mazars

Auditing services being supplied for Equalskills Initiative

19,600

2001

Tribunal of Inquiry (Payments to Messrs. Charles Haughey and Michael Lowry) Consultancy and Public Relations Services

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Baker Consultants

Design, implement and host a website

15,416

1999 to date

Confidential

Legal consultancy in relation to the Moriarty Tribunal

7,536

1999

Moss Technology Limited

Year 2000 compliance report and follow up

6,567

1999

Confidential

Commercial research

3,851

2000

Ionet Limited

Demonstration

107

2001

Moss Technology

Report on tribunal IT network and system

3,055

2001

Multi Media Developments (transferred from the Department of the Taoiseach's Vote in 2001)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Executive Services Team for the Digital Hub

Executive services

184,366

December 2000

National Centre for Partnership and Performance

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Bradley McGurk Partnership

Corporate logo

4,876

2001

Tom Neville

Guidelines on organisational change

20,570

2001

Bill Roche

Consultative process and strategic planning

31,743

2001

Bradley McGurke

Corporate Identity

19,950

2001 to date

Chair

118,096

2002

Director

78,820

2002

National Co-ordinator Research

49,167

2002

National Co-ordinator Training

49,167

2002

National Co-ordinator Projects

49,167

2002

National Co-ordinator Projects

49,167

2002

National Economic and Social Forum

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Advance Organisation and Management Development

Consultancy work for the Forum relating to Project Teams

14,221

1998

ESRI

Labour market study

2,539

1999

Hay Consultants, D. Halloran and C. O'Connell

Social housing

10,351

1999

Anne Clarke

Local employment services

8,387

1990

Agtel (video)

Social housing

38,092

2000

N.I. Housing Executive

7,389

2000

C. O'Connell

1,206

2000

Freda Keeshan

Lone parents

2,971

2000

Hay Consultants

Labour shortages

2,920

2000

Mary Murphy

1,778

2000

Kieran Clarke

Lone parents

6,223

2001

Anne Clarke

Lone parents

4,400

2000

NUI Maynooth

Lone parents

7,927

2000

Goodbody

Draft opinion on national anti-poverty strategy

3,143

2000

UCD (Equality Studies Centre)

Draft opinion on equality issues

18,056

2000

Professor Chris McCrudden

2,184

2000

Ian O'Donnell

Prisoners and ex-offenders

6,096

2001

Tamarron

Work on NESF report No. 23

5,079

2001

Maureen Lynott

Evaluation of NESF's working arrangements

3,239

2002

Chair

67,007

2002

Policy Analyst

52,916

2002

Policy Analyst

52,916

2002

National Economic and Social Council

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Dr. John Sweeney and Dr. Kieran McKeown, Social and Economic Research Consultant

Preparing background documents for strategy report

14,366

1999

Dr. John Geary, Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business UCD

Preparing background documents for strategy report

5,333

1999

Dr. Richard Boyle Institute of Public Administration

Preparing background documents for strategy report

5,377

1999

ESRI

Research for a project undertaken with regard to a strategic review of a tax and welfare system as referred to under PPF.

12,697

2001

ITG Computers

Testing equipment for Year 2000 compliance

3,286

1999

Social Policy Analyst

51,038

2002

Economist

52,916

2002

Research Assistant

32,281

2002

Information Society Fund

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

System Dynamics

Design of social partners extranet

75,871

2000

Irish Marketing Surveys

Independent evaluation of training roadshow

14,038

2000 to date

Dan Collins

Production and presentation of radio programmes

3,803

2000

Computer Gym

Supply of mobile unit and training consultancy for training roadshow

190,335

2000 to date

Eirtrade

Consultancy services for website development – sub-contracted to Frontend

31,393

1999

Frontend

Work on website for Internet venue directory

20,822

2000

Western Development (transferred from the Department of the Taoiseach's Vote in 1997)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Brendan McKenna

Updating Aran Islands

2,537

1997

Centre for Adult Education

Public services in rural Areas

12,697

1997

Referendum Commission (operated in 1998)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Drury Communications

PR consultants on the Northern Ireland referendum

2,367,098 (of which 141,731 was media consultancy management fee; the balance was sub-contractor/ supplier expenditure via media consultants)

1998

Local Development (transferred from the Department of the Taoiseach's Vote in 1997)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Keating & Associates

Operational programme for urban and rural development

20,617

1997

Goodbody Economic Consultants

External evaluation of operational programme

75,975

1997

EPS Computer Systems

Computer system for local development

35,831

1997

All-Party Committee on Constitution

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

IT Assist

Advice on e-mail and Internet systems

922

1997 and 1999

Brian Murphy

PR regarding launch of second progress report

317

December 1997

Datapac

Installation of computer network

922

1997

Coakley/Laver

Study on the future of Seanad Éireann

1,270

1997-/98

Dr. Richard Synott

Research on referendum

1,270

1998

Lansdowne Market Research

Research on Referendum Voting

6,914

1998

Gerard Hogan SC

Honorarium for legal drafting on constitutional amendments

3,073

1998

Research on referendums

480

2001

Laura Rattigan BL

Legal Research

1,663

1999

Frank Farrell In house Services

Creation of a database to record public submissions on the committee's reports

190

1999

Moss Technologies

Year 2000 Compliance

307

2000

Shelbourne Public Affairs

Public Relations

16,837

2000 to date

Sureskills.com

IT support

3,687

2000

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan

Legal Research

6,200

2000

Richard Humphreys

Research on Rights

6,349

2001

Donall Ó Maolfabhaile

PR consultancy

2,200

2002

Devolution Commission (transferred from the Department of the Taoiseach's Vote in 1997)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

Lansdowne Market Research

Survey on attitudes to local government

62,523

1997

Communicating Europe

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

International Music Event

Europe day concert

34,854

1997

Patsy McArdle

Production of euro link column

9,523

1997

Campus and Stadium Ireland Development Limited (transferred from the Department of the Taoiseach's Vote in 2001)

Name

Type of consultancy

Amount(€)

Year

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Feasibility studies

602,906

Up to December 2000

McCann Fitzgerald

Legal Consultancy

13,346

Up to December 2000

Wilson Hartnell

Public Relations

70,530

Up to December 2000

RIAI

Architectural consultancy

19,046

Up to December 2000

Deloitte & Touche

Tax Consultancy

15,872

Up to December 2000

As the Deputy is aware, in addition to permanent staff, special advisers and consultants detailed above, other contract staff are engaged by the Department and the bodies under its aegis which do not perform policy analysis and as such are not required in relation to this question as confirmed with the Deputy.

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