Dáil Éireann - Volume 576 - 10 December, 2003
Written Answers. - Consultancy Contracts.
Mr. Gilmore Mr. Gilmore
260. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the total amount of expenditure on consultancy by his Department in 2000, 2001 and 2002; the numbers of consultants engaged by his Department in those years; the steps which have been taken to reduce the expenditure on consultancy and the reliance on consultants by his Department in these years and for the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30277/03]
Éamon Ó Cuív Éamon Ó Cuív
 Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (Éamon Ó Cuív):I refer the Deputy to my reply to an identical question, Question No. 460, from Deputy Seán Ryan on 18 November 2003.
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