Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Ceisteanna (748, 749)

Brian Hayes

Ceist:

801 Deputy Brian Hayes asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the cost to his Department from 2007 in respect of providing all computer, hardware and software, in his private and constituency office in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48151/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources)

The following table sets out the cost for each year since 2007 of providing computer hardware and software to my office. The cost includes the equipment provided to my Departmental and constituency office staff, as well as the maintenance on software used in the offices. The cost of consumable items such as toner for printers is not included as this is not recorded against individual divisions in my Department.

2007

2008

2009

2010

Hardware

15,613

1,517

0

234

Software

5,731

2,624

3,745.51

3,415

Total

21,344

4,141

3,745.51

3,649

Joan Burton

Ceist:

802 Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will set out any sum of money paid by his Department to a company (details supplied) in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48181/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

The following table sets out the sum of money paid by my Department to Indecon Economic Consultants during the period 2006 to 2010. All such work was undertaken in line with procurement guidelines.

Year

Amount

2006

150,187.02

2007

209,063.80

2008

2009

6,860.00

2010

133,511.39