A former employee of the Office of Public Works (OPW) will discuss in a private session of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that they have shown to have immense failures in the property management unit.
The main purpose of the OPW is to support the implementation of policy. The Office of Public Works also advises the Minister and the Minister of State in property. This property includes heritage properties and flood risk management.
The former employee worked in the property management unit. The previous employee revealed that the Office of Public Works wrote numerous reports that showed the shortcomings and failures in the way that the OPW deals with property.
The OPW has been under recent pressures due to the move of the Department of Health headquarters onto Baggot Street. According to the PAC, the move led to an overpayment of €21 million. The former employee will assess on the value of money in the OPW’s total property and report to the PAC related to the overspending of OPW. According to the employees report the overspending of a single session exemplifies …