Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Public Accounts Committee

Business of Committee

9:00 am

Photo of Alan KellyAlan Kelly (Tipperary, Labour)
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Amazingly, yesterday in the health committee it was confirmed to me that the Minister was made aware of the cost overrun on 9 August. He was in a meeting with the Taoiseach at the time, coincidentally, and the Taoiseach was informed on the same day, as was the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Deputy Donohoe. The steering group minutes show that there were concerns in April, May, June and all the way up. Those steering group minutes-----