Contract reforms to build confidence in NDP delivery announced by Minister Donohoe< back to news

The Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Public Procurement and eGovernment, Ossian Smyth T.D., have announced significant amendments to the Public Works Contract to provide greater certainty with respect to risk in response to continuing challenges in the construction market. The package will rebalance the risk involved in delivering public works projects, while maintaining expenditure control for contracting authorities.  The full report is available here.