Written Answers. - Attorney General's Staff.

Dermot Ahern

Question:

89 Mr. D. Ahern asked the Taoiseach if he will give details of all non-established staff, including legal personnel, working in the Office of the Attorney General including the terms of their appointment for each of the years 1993 to 1996; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16303/96]

The following table gives details of all non-established staff working in the office of the Attorney General, excluding the Chief State Solicitor's office, since 1993.

Name

Date of Commencement

Contract terms

Edward Bacon, SC

1985 to date

daily fee basis.

Vincent Grogan, SC

1986 to date

daily fee basis.

Peter Graham, QC

1 July 1994 to date

daily fee basis.

Peter Johnson, QC

19 February 1996 to date

daily fee basis.

Marcus Bourke, BL

19 February 1996 to date

daily fee basis.

James Dorling, BL, Solr.

19 March 1996 to date

daily fee basis.

The above are all engaged in the drafting of legislation.

Name

Date of Commencement

Contract terms

Sinéad Ní Chulachain

27 October 1995 to 15 March 1996

20 weeks.

Thomas Hannon

27 October 1995 to 14 June 1996

31 weeks.

Martine O'Connor

27 October 1995 to 9 February 1996

15 weeks.

Anastasia Ward

27 October 1995 to 17 May 1996

20 weeks.

Lyons O'Keeffe

29 October 1995 to 17 May 1996

20 weeks.

The above were engaged to help produce the Chronological Index to the Statutes published in July of this year.

Name

Job Title

Date of commencement

Contract terms

Joan Cassidy

Personal Secretary to Attorney General

1 February 1995 to 31 July 1995

Employment during Attorney General's term of Office.

Heather Bailey

Personal Secretary to Attorney General

1 August 1995 to date

Employment during Attorney General's term of Office.

Anne Dunne

Special Adviser on Information Technology to the Attorney General

20 March 1995 to 15 December 1995

daily fee basis.

Madelaine Dennison

Law Librarian

8 August 1995 to date

2 year contract.

The above are/were engaged for the tasks indicated in their job-title.
As I indicated in response to a parliamentary question from Deputy Briscoe on 25 July 1996, the terms and conditions under which contract staff were engaged by the Office are negotiated individually and it would, therefore, be inappropriate to disclose details on a specific basis.