Dáil Éireann - Volume 655 - 21 May, 2008
Written Answers. - Departmental Surveys.
Deputy Leo Varadkar Deputy Leo Varadkar
Deputy Leo Varadkar asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if the late payment survey has been completed; if so, the findings of the survey; if not, when the survey is expected to be completed and published; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20037/08]
Deputy Mary Coughlan Deputy Mary Coughlan
Deputy Mary Coughlan: As a follow-up to the recommendations contained in the Small Business Forum’s Report, my Department indicated to Forum members in December 2007, that it would consider carrying out research to establish an evidence base in relation to the extent and scope of late payments  in business in Ireland and the effect which this issue has on business operations. The Survey is currently being finalised by my Department and a decision on dates for carrying it out will be taken shortly.
Dáil Éireann 655 Written Answers. Departmental Surveys.