Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
63. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he or any official from his Department has held meetings or conducted correspondence with a company (details supplied) from 1 January 2017 to date; if his Department has engaged the services of the company for any purposes from 1 January 2017 to date; if so, the nature of such services and the costs incurred; if a tender process was conducted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51352/21]
Neither I nor any officials from my Department have held meetings or conducted correspondence with the company in question in the period since the 1st January 2017.
A search of records has indicated that the CEO of the company in question addressed an ‘Ambition North America’ Conference/Trade Mission in October 2019 which was attended by Minister Pat Breen, who was a Minister of State in the Department at that time.