Under-fire KWETB finds €1.1m more in non-compliant spending

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
7th April, 2019
Former chief executive Seán Ashe

Internal audit documents for the under-fire Kildare Wicklow ETB (KWETB) show that in 2018 it spent at least €1.1 million on public procurement contracts that it found were non-compliant.

A Dáil committee heard the organisation – which runs the former vocational school network in Kildare and Wicklow – is cooperating with a Garda investigation into “serious lapses” in how it spent taxpayers’ money under the stewardship of former chief executive Seán Ashe....

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