Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (2875)

Shane Cassells

Ceist:

2875. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the photography costs for his Department in each year since March 2011, including costs incurred from use of the Ministerial allowance; the occasions for which photographers were booked; the photographers used; the costs associated with each occasion that a photographer was used in tabular form; if there is a policy regarding the booking of photographers within his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32268/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

The information requested by the Deputy has previously been provided in response to Questions Nos 740 of 14 December 2017 and 2725 of 24 July 2018.

The details of expenditure since 24 July 2018 are set out in the following table. My Department's policy remains that the Department's Press Office generally provides photographic services when required. However, on occasions a service provider is selected from the OGP panel in line with the procurement framework. No photography costs have been incurred from the Ministerial allowance available to me.

Cost

Occasion

Photographer

Cost

Occasion

Photographer

€602.70

Library of images for use in publications

Naoise Culhane Photography Ltd

€639.60

Launch of Social Housing

Maxwell Photography Ltd

€485.85

120th Anniversary of Local Elections

Naoise Culhane Photography Ltd

€100.00

Marine Spatial Planning Baseline Report

Tomasz Szumski Photography

€2744.96

Fire Service Long Service Awards

Maxwell Photography Ltd

€275.00

Ocean Wise INTERREG Project stakeholders workshop

Simon Peare Photography