Dáil Éireann - Volume 480 - 30 September, 1997

Written Answers - Consultancy Contracts.

136. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of consultancy contracts awarded by him or by the Ministers of State at his Department; their value and purpose; the costs in terms of salary or consultancy fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15042/97]

Minister for Foreign Affairs (Mr. R. Burke): Since I took office, no consultancy contracts have been awarded under the Vote for Foreign Affairs.

The following contracts have been awarded under the vote for International Co-operation:

Name

Project

Cost of Consultancy Fees

Total Cost

REPIM (Irl) Ltd.

Review — Mozambique Macroeconomic Development

£7,200

£8,190 estimated

Mike Scott

Evelyn Hone project, Tanzania — Review

£3,750

£4,800

Cathy Gaynor

Gender Training Programme, Tanzania — Review

£3,750

£4,560

Dermot Carty

Northern Province Water Programme, Zambia — Review

£6,600

£8,400

Holy Rosary Sisters (Sr. Mona Tyndall)

Ndola Maternity Clinics — Review

£4,900

£6,050

Iain Attack

Mozambique Human Rights Support

£2,220

£2,220

Geraldine Cusack

Primary Maths Upgrade Tanzania — Review

£7,500

£8,820

Paddy Fulham

Support for Head Teacher Development Study

£8,250

£11,130

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Jim Kinsella

IFAD Programme Meeting, Rome

£2,500

£2,750

Steffen Robertson and Kirsten

UCG Hydrology Centre and UDSM Water Sector Review

£3,400

£4,300

London School of Hygiene and Medicine

HIV Project, Ghana — Review

£4,750

£6,689.03

Theo Derek

National Council for Development Education — Review

£4,480

£5,074

Frank McMahon

Tourism Adviser, Tanzania — Interviews

£1,050

£1,597

Cambridge Education Consultants

Education Sector, Development Review, Ethiopia

£10,800

£12,375

Tom Kelleghan

Examinations and Learning Assessment, Ethiopia

£3,360

£3,780

SMEC International Ltd.

Evaluation ESBI, Phnom Penh

$25,000

$25,000

Ernst & Young

Review of GOAL Operations

17,085

£17,085 estimated