Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Social Protection
Question 290: To ask the Minister for Social Protection the value per Government agency of contracts issued outsourcing IT services for 2010 and 2011; of those contracts issued, the number of sub-contracts and sub-sub-contracts issued as a condition of the original contract issued and if the information will be broken down on a per contract basis per government agency. [18180/11]
The Department has not placed any contracts for the outsourcing of IT services. However, the Department does hire in technical services to assist with IT issues such as infrastructure management and software development.
It will not be possible in the time available to furnish the information sought by the Deputy in relation to the Agencies under the Departmentâ€™s aegis as it is not held in the Department. However, the bodies concerned have been requested to furnish the information and as soon as it is received, it will be passed on to the Deputy.
Question 291: To ask the Minister for Social Protection if she will provide the following information regarding each of the State agencies (details supplied), namely, the total number of staff and their respective job titles; the total number of board members and their respective remuneration packages; the total annual wage bill for each agency and the total annual amount of central funding provided to each agency. [18191/11]