79. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the contracts awarded by his Department or an agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20313/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister of State at the Department of Defence (Deputy Paul Kehoe): There were no contracts awarded to the company referred to by the Deputy, by my Department or by any agency under the aegis of my Department, during the period covered by the question.
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118. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Education and Skills the contracts awarded by his Department or an agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20314/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Richard Bruton): Details, as requested, in relation to contracts awarded by my Department and aegis bodies are currently being compiled and this information will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as possible.
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142. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the contracts awarded by his Department or any agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20318/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I wish to confirm to the Deputy that the information sought cannot be provided in the time allowed. As soon as the information has been collated I will write to the Deputy on the matter.
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148. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the capital allocation across his Department in each of the years 2018 to 2022. (Question 20454/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 148 to 150, inclusive, together.
The capital allocation for the Justice Vote Group over the period 2018 to 2022, as published in the recent National Development Plan is as follows:
 Year Allocation € million 2018 145 2019 241 2020 230 2021 208 2022 216  Total 1,040 

The allocation of the capital budget across the Vote Group for 2018 is set out as follows and for the most part rela...

149. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his Department’s capital allocation for projects underway and projects already tendered or committed to spending contractually. (Question 20471/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 148 to 150, inclusive, together.
The capital allocation for the Justice Vote Group over the period 2018 to 2022, as published in the recent National Development Plan is as follows:
 Year Allocation € million 2018 145 2019 241 2020 230 2021 208 2022 216  Total 1,040 

The allocation of the capital budget across the Vote Group for 2018 is set out as follows and for the most part rela...

150. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his Department’s capital allocation in each of the years 2018 to 2022 disaggregated according to capital allocated to projects underway, projects contractually committed to and projects yet to be initiated. (Question 20488/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 148 to 150, inclusive, together.
The capital allocation for the Justice Vote Group over the period 2018 to 2022, as published in the recent National Development Plan is as follows:
 Year Allocation € million 2018 145 2019 241 2020 230 2021 208 2022 216  Total 1,040 

The allocation of the capital budget across the Vote Group for 2018 is set out as follows and for the most part rela...

221. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the contracts awarded by his Department or an agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20309/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Michael Creed): Since March 2011 Capita (formerly Southwestern Services) have held a number of contracts with this Department that were awarded following public procurement competitions.
The services supplied by the company in relation to bovine animals relate to the registration of bovine births, issue of bovine passports, and processing of farm to farm movements and death notifications. These services were previously the subject of two sep...

229. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the contracts awarded by his Department or an agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year, in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20312/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): The company referred to in the Question was awarded a 10-year contract in December 2013 to develop, implement, maintain and promote the use of the National Postcode System “Eircode”. The payment to the company for  establishing, operating and maintaining the National Postcode System (NPS) is expected to be €38m (VAT inclusive) over the life of the 10-year licence.
Information in respect of bodies and agencies u...

244. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the contracts awarded by his Department or an agency under his remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20319/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (Deputy Shane Ross): The information requested by the Deputy is available on my Department’s website at the following link: http://www.dttas.ie/corporate/english/expenditure-external-services.
The information is updated twice yearly. The first six months of 2018 will be published later in the year.
My Department does not hold the information requested for the Agencies by the Deputy. However I have forwarded your request to all Agencies under the remit o...

252. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the contracts awarded by her Department or an agency under her remit to a company (details supplied) since March 2011, by year in tabular form; the cost per contract; the basis for each contract; and if she will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20311/18 asked on 09 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Deputy Katherine Zappone): My Department has utilised internal audit services provided by this company during a period when this Department was unable to recruit a Head of Internal Audit and then supported the service subsequently. A contract was signed for their services on 20 October 2014 for a 12 month period with the option of an extension of a further 12 months, which was availed of. Payments were made into 2017 as audits by the company were comple...

107. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the Government contracts awarded to a company (details supplied) in each year since March 2011, in tabular form; the costs per contract; the Department, agency or body involved; the basis for each contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 18637/18 asked on 01 May 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has no current contracts with the company in question. 
The following table sets out details of previous contracts the Department had with the company and details of a relevant Office of Government Procurement framework.

 Department Year Purpose of Contract Type of Contract Value of Contract Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (National Shared Services Off...

106. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Finance the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by his Department since 2010, in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14629/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Finance (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): During 2017, the Department engaged through the Office of Government Procurement Framework Process, the services of the company (details supplied). The company undertook work under the Civil Service Dignity at Work policy.
The Company was paid a total of €12,888.19 for their services.
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129. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by his Department since 2010, in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14634/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): In 2015, my Department revised the Dignity at Work policy. In conjunction with this, a framework of external investigators was put in place following a procurement process organised by the Office of Government Procurement.  Acrux Consulting Ltd. were awarded a place on this Framework on 27 March 2015. This placement allows for Framework membership and is not a contract.
Separately, the Office of Government Procurement has, sin...

299. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by his Department since 2010, in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14621/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Michael Creed): I wish to advise the Deputy that my Department had no contracts with the company named in the PQ during the years 2010 to 2014 and in 2018 to date. 
In the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 the company in question was awarded contracts for services carried out on behalf of the Department. Details, as requested by the Deputy, are provided in the attached table.
2015
 Nature of work undertaken by the Company Value of Contract fo...

341. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by his Department since 2010 in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14624/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Deputy Denis Naughten): No contracts were awarded by my Department to Acrux Consultants since 2010.
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384. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by her Department since 2010, in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14623/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Deputy Katherine Zappone): I can confirm to the Deputy that no contracts were awarded by my Department in the years 2010 to date in respect of the company mentioned.
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452. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by his Department since 2010 in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14632/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government (Deputy Eoghan Murphy): No contracts for services were awarded to the Company referred to in the period outlined.
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462. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the value of contracts for services awarded to a company (details supplied) by her Department since 2010 in tabular form; and the type of work undertaken by the company. (Question 14625/18 asked on 29 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Deputy Josepha Madigan): I am advised that, since the establishment of this Department in June 2011, no contracts have been awarded by my Department to the company referenced by the Deputy.
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40. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department will consider publishing on a yearly basis all submissions received under circular 40/2002 which requires Departments and certain State bodies to prepare and submit an annual statement regarding contracts awarded that exceed €25,000 in value, exclusive of VAT, without a competitive process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 11314/18 asked on 22 Mar 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): Public Procurement is governed by EU and National rules. The aim of these rules is to promote an open, competitive and non-discriminatory public procurement regime which delivers best value for money.  It is a basic principle of public procurement that competitive tendering should be used other than in justifiably exceptional circumstances.   The current procurement rules recognise that there can be legitimate reasons for award...

61. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the details of contracts Pobal holds with Government Departments; the fees Pobal has received for these contracts for the most recently published year; if the contracts Pobal holds with Government Departments were awarded via a tendering process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 8732/18 asked on 21 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Rural and Community Development (Deputy Michael Ring): I propose to take Questions Nos. 61 and 62 together.
Pobal is a not-for-profit company that manages programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU. The Company operates under the aegis of my Department, which has an oversight and governance role. 
The overall governance arrangements between my Department and Pobal are set out in a framework Service Level Agreement (SLA). In addition, there are programme-specific Serv...

62. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the contract his Department has in place with Pobal; the services Pobal provides on behalf of his Department; if the contract with Pobal was awarded following a tendering process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 8731/18 asked on 21 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Rural and Community Development (Deputy Michael Ring): I propose to take Questions Nos. 61 and 62 together.
Pobal is a not-for-profit company that manages programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU. The Company operates under the aegis of my Department, which has an oversight and governance role. 
The overall governance arrangements between my Department and Pobal are set out in a framework Service Level Agreement (SLA). In addition, there are programme-specific Serv...

78. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach the involvement his Department has had in respect of contracts with a company (details supplied) that provide public private partnership contracts; the nature of the contract; if it was for capital construction or service supply; the duration of each contract; the value of fee commitments; and the alternative arrangements he has made. (Question 6346/18 asked on 07 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

The Taoiseach: My Department has no contracts with the company in question.
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82. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the involvement his Department has had in respect of contracts with a company (details supplied) that provide public private partnership contracts; the nature of the contract; if it was for capital construction or service supply; the duration of each contract; the value of fee commitments; the alternative arrangements he has made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6336/18 asked on 07 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister of State at the Department of Defence (Deputy Paul Kehoe): I can confirm that neither the Department of Defence nor the Defence Forces have contracts with the company referred to by the Deputy. 
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90. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the involvement his Department has had in respect of contracts with a company (details supplied) that provide public private partnership contracts; the nature of the contract; if it was for capital construction or service supply; the duration of each contract; the value of fee commitments; the alternative arrangements he has made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6340/18 asked on 07 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (Deputy Simon Coveney): My Department has an annual contract for support and maintenance of a proprietary system developed by a company named Capita IB Solutions (Ireland) Ltd. for the Department in 2012. The annual value of the contract is €16,119 with a further €32,000 of enhancements delivered in 2017. The system provides for the online delivery of certain Consular services. The maintenance and support contract is due for renewal in April...

96. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the projects awarded to a company (details supplied); the number of persons employed or contracted by it; the role and location of each type of projects involved, such as financial, administrative, construction and other services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6233/18 asked on 07 Feb 2018 - Departmental Contracts Data)

Minister for Finance (Deputy Paschal Donohoe): I propose to take Questions Nos. 96 and 100 together.
I can advise the Deputy my Department does not currently have any projects or contracts with the firm Capita or with the Capita group.  
Based on the information available, which goes back to 2003, my Department has not had any contracts with Capita or the Capita group since that period.  
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