Dáil Éireann - Volume 682 - 12 May, 2009

Written Answers. - Consultancy Contracts.

Deputy Fergus O’Dowd asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he has employed consultants or lobbyists to act for his Department outside the [373] State in the past five years; the nature of the work; the cost of the work undertaken; the outcome of such action; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18603/09]

  Deputy Eamon Ryan:There have been no consultants or lobbyists employed to act for my Department outside the State in the past five years.