Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Ceisteanna (485)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

485. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if a full historical schedule of fees paid to a company (details supplied) will be provided by the number of projects and or assignments the company was engaged on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49947/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Communications)

Details of fees paid since January 2007 by my Department to Analysys Mason are set out in the Table below. In procuring these services my Department always seeks to ensure value for money.

Project

Expenditure €

Cost Benefit Analysis and Public Service Benchmark calculation of the National Broadband Scheme

43,934

Training provided to the Department (Telecommunications Development Unit)

4,003

Next Generation Networks Expert Advice

54,356

One Stop Shop Analysis

5,000

Assistance in implementation of the National Broadband Scheme

676,971

Next Generation Networks

30,522

Project Kelvin

67,250

Advice on procurement of a new Emergency Call Answering Service provider

408,801

Galway Mayo Pipeline Project

106,992

National Broadband Plan

4,680,035

Metropolitan Area Networks – Pricing & Access Review

110,700

Total

6,188,564