Government spent €58 million on external consultants in five years

Deloitte received €34.2 million, KPMG was paid €12 million: Top civil servant Robert Watt calls for less outsourcing

28th July, 2019

The government has spent €58 million hiring consultants to help it do its work over the last five years, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

The state paid out millions of euro to some of the largest accountancy firms in the country, including Deloitte, the biggest earner, which received €34.2 million in fees from a range of government departments.

The single most valuable contract also went to Deloitte which received €27 million from the Department...

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