Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health

National Children's Hospital: Discussion

Photo of Róisín ShortallRóisín Shortall (Dublin North West, Social Democrats)
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I will move on to the question of cost. It is disappointing that Mr. Gunning has been unable to update us on the estimated cost. We are still working off a completely unrealistic figure of €1.433 billion. When he said that all dispute mechanisms has been paused, what exactly does that mean for the 600 claims in existence?