Dáil Éireann - Volume 674 - 10 February, 2009

Written Answers. - Consultancy Contracts.

Deputy Damien English asked the Minister for Health and Children the private consultancy firms her Department used during the periods 1 January to 14 October 2008 and 15 October 2008 to date in 2009; the projects each worked on; the cost to her Department for each project; and if she will provide the information in tabular readable form. [4818/09]

  Deputy Mary Harney: The information requested regarding consultancy expenditure for 2008 is currently being compiled and will shortly be forwarded directly to the Deputy.

Only one new consultancy has commenced since 14 October 2008. All other consultancies entered into by my Department commenced prior to that date.