Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Public Accounts Committee

Caranua: Financial Statements 2019

11:30 am

Ms Rachel Downes:

We did. When we realise there is an issue with something we have worked very hard to overcome, we engage with the Department of Education in relation to any contracts we might seek. We get permission from the Minister for Education before any contracts are enacted. We also follow the procurement guidelines as set out by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform as well.