6.    Correspondence with the Dept. of Public Expenditure and Reform

The Commission considers that a number of the comments and suggestions it has received as part of the consultation process on the Code of Conduct may be of interest to the Dept. of PER in the context of the next statutory review of the Act.  This is scheduled to take place in September 2019.  The Commission has written to the Department and has brought some of the relevant comments and suggestions to its attention.