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Oireachtas Committee Hears More Revelations About Irregularities At KWETB

The Chief Executive of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board told the Public Accounts Committee yesterday that the former CEO and Vice Chairperson of the Board...

...signed a 20 year lease on Block E in the Bray Civic Centre for a rent of 5.72 million euro, without any approval.

After further questioning by Sinn Fein T.D.s  it was revealed that fit out costs for the premises is expected to exceed a further 3 million.

In her opening address Dr Deirdre Keyes, who was appointed last June as the replacement of Sean Ashe, said the board will continue to co-operate fully with the ongoing garda investigation into irregularities at the state body. 

Doctor Keyes said significant resources had been put in place to assist investigators.

 

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