240. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the contracts awarded for services (details supplied) that are provided to ensure the running of the emergency reception and orientation centre, Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6704/18]


Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy David Stanton): All ancillary services including laundry, cleaning, catering supplies etc., provided in accommodation centres under contract to the Department of Justice and Equality are included in the contract agreed following negotiations with the principal contractor.
The Department only holds details of this primary contract for the provision of services to the residents in Ballaghaderreen and would not hold the details of any subsequent contract or sub-contract that the primary contractor may have entered into to deliver the required services.