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Legal bill of €500 million for government criticised

The government has spent up to half a billion euro on legal fees in recent years, according to the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

20th November, 2010

The government has spent up to half a billion euro on legal fees in recent years, according to the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

But the chairman of the Office of Public Works (OPW) told the committee that efforts were being made to ensure more competition between lawyers.

At a meeting to discuss the 2009 report of the Comptroller and Auditor General on public procurement, Fine Gael deputy Bernard Allen said that, despite the...

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