Written Answers. - Department Staff.

John O'Donoghue

Question:

252 Mr. O'Donoghue asked the Minister for Justice the total number of personnel working in her office and in the office of the Minister(s) of State at her Department; the number of support staff and back-up personnel in each office; their titles and responsibilities; their salaries and other associated costs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3858/96]

The information sought by the Deputy regarding the number, title, salary and associated costs of the staff employed in the Private and Constituency Offices of the Minister for Justice and the Office of the Minister of State for the period 1 January 1995 to 31 December 1995 is set out in the following tabular statement. The functions of the general and private offices are to provide assistance to the Minister and Minister of State in the day to day discharge of their official duties and in their role as public representatives.

Office

Number and grade of staff

Salary, allowances and overtime

Associated costs

Total

£

£

£

Minister's General Office

2 Executive Officers

80,284

80,284

1 Clerical Officer

1 Clerical Assistant

1 Personal Secretary

1 Personal Assistant

Minister's Private Office

1 Programme Manager

183,134

854

183,988

1 Higher Executive Officer

1 Executive Officer

1 Staff Officer

1 Clerical Officer

4 Clerical Assistants

Minister of State

1 Higher Executive Officer

37,684

118

37,802

Burton's Private Office

1 Clerical Assistant

Minister of State

1 Personal Secretary

40,974

40,974

Burton's General Office

1 Clerical Officer

1 Clerical Assistant

Minister of State

1 Higher Executive Officer

38,048

38,048

Currie's Office

1 Clerical Assistant

Total

381,096