TITLE

NI Water's ?8.5m bill for consultants

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;10/31/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Northern Ireland Water has spent £8.5 million on consultants in 2007/08, according to regional development minister Conor Murphy. A spokeswoman said the consultancy expenditure was necessary to fulfil the company's commitment to reduce its operating expenditure and workforce by a quarter by 2009/10, at the same time as completing one of the single largest public sector transformation projects in the island of Ireland. The shortfall in the company's finances was caused in part by inaccurate billing.
ACCESSION #
35609682

 

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