Dáil Éireann - Volume 656 - 05 June, 2008

Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Deputy John Deasy asked the Minister for Transport the amount of interest paid to suppliers by his Department under the prompt payment system in each of the past five years; [569] the persons who were the top three beneficiaries in each year; and the amount they received. [22455/08]

  Deputy Noel Dempsey: Information on the amount of interest paid to suppliers by the Department of Transport under the prompt payment system as requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table:

Annual Prompt Payments Interest Paid and Top 3 Beneficiaries

2003

Total Annual Interest Paid

4,239.46

Parsons Brinckherhoff (Ireland) Limited

505.89

Softworks Computing Limited

297.79

Project Management Limited

280.09

2004

Total Annual Interest Paid

2,323.60

Parsons Brinckherhoff (Ireland) Limited

1,448.15

Codex

354.64

Knights Industrial Service

56.85

2005

Total Annual Interest Paid

102.58

Paul Keely

34.92

Serla Print Limited

21.26

National Truck Rental Company Limited

13.86

2006

Total Annual Interest Paid

892.68

Brindley Advertising

346.73

Club Travel Limited

302.96

Eircom Limited

57.80

2007

Total Annual Interest Paid

1,005.14

Drury Communications

306.34

Mentec International Limited

72.97

Travelwise

107.72