1. Procurement policies – the Department adheres to the EU and National public procurement guidelines and legislation, has internal procedures in place, and runs training for staff under the Department’s Learning and Development Programme.
2. The Department’s internal procedures provides that contracts with a value greater than €25,000 are advertised on the website www.etenders.ie.
3. Consultancy costs, legal fees, professional fees and advisory fees are published on the Department’s website.