Dáil Éireann - Volume 663 - 15 October, 2008

Written Answers. - Departmental Contracts.

Deputy Leo Varadkar asked the Taoiseach if a company (details supplied) has been awarded contracts by his Department, or its agencies, since 2000 to date in 2008; the value and the length of any contract signed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35107/08]

  The Taoiseach: No payments have been made by my Department nor any body under the aegis of my Department to the aforementioned supplier.

Deputy Leo Varadkar asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if a company (details supplied) has been awarded contracts by her Department, or its agencies, since 2000 to date in 2008; the value and the length of any contract signed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35100/08]

  Deputy Mary Coughlan: My Department and the Offices of my Department have not awarded any contracts to the company involved and consequently the information requested by the Deputy is not relevant insofar as my Department and its Offices are concerned.

The awarding of contracts by the State Agencies that come under the aegis of my Department is an operational matter for the State Agencies concerned, and consequently, I am not in a position to provide the Deputy with the information requested insofar as my Department’s State Agencies are concerned.