Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Ceisteanna (116)

Brendan Griffin

Ceist:

116. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if a company (details supplied) in County Kerry will be permitted to tender for a contract due to be published on the State procurement website; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1831/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

A National Framework Agreement was set up by the Office of Government Procurement in 2017 for Cleaning Services. This framework was advertised through the e-Tenders portal. The framework was open to all companies to apply for and see appointment to same. The named company did not apply for this framework.

The requirement identified is being conducted through the OGP framework and only companies who were appointed to the framework are eligible to compete for same.