Written Answers. - Fisheries Officers.

Rory O'Hanlon

Question:

673 Dr. O'Hanlon asked the Minister for the Marine the number of development officers, protection officers and administrative officers employed in a permanent and in a temporary capacity by the Central Fisheries Board and each Regional Fisheries Board in each of the yeas 1990 to date. [16299/96]

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table:

Central Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

19

8

19

8

18

8

19

23

18

23

18

18

18

18

Protection

0

2

0

2

0

2

0

5

0

5

0

5

0

5

Administration

9

0

7

2

8

3

9

4

9

5

9

5

9

5

Research

12

0

12

0

9

1

9

1

9

1

9

1

9

1

EU Projects

0

2.5

0

3

0

4.5

0

4.5

0

4.5

0

11

0

14

Total

40

12.5

38

15

35

18.5

37

37.5

36

38.5

36

40

36

43

Eastern Reginal Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 to date

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

8

1

8

1

8

5

8

5

8

7

6

4

7

4

Protection

20

7

20

9

19

11

18

9

22

17

24

6

23

5

Administration

3

0

3

0

3

1

3

1

4

1

4

1

4

1

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

31

8

31

10

30

17

29

15

34

25

34

11

34

10

Southern Regional Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 to date

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

1

2

1

0

1

0

1

0

3

0

3

0

3

0

Protection

25

3

23

3

23

3

23

3

25

2

25

0

25

4

Administration

3

0

3

0

3

0

3

0

4

0

4

1

4

1

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

29

5

27

3

27

3

27

3

32

2

32

1

32

5

South-Western Regional Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 to date

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

3

1

3

1

3

3

3

4

4

1

3

0

3

1

Protection

23

13

26

11

23

10

22

11

25

15

24

14

24

8

Administration

3

1

3

1

3

1

3

1

4

1

4

0

4

0

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

Total

29

15

32

13

29

14

28

16

33

17

31

14

31

12

Shannon Regional Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 to date

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

33

0

32

0

33

0

33

0

37

0

37

0

37

1

Protection

11

5

11

5

11

5

11

5

12.5

5

10.5

4

10

8

Administration

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

3

2

3

2

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

46

7

45

7

46

7

46

7

52.5

7

50.5

6

50

11

Western Regional Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 to date

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

19

2

19

2

20

2

20

2

20

2

20

8

20

2

Protection

16

12

16

8

16

8

16

9

16

10

18

8

18

7

Administration

4

0

4

0

4

0

4

0

5

0

4

1

4

1

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

8

Total

39

14

39

10

40

10

40

11

41

12

42

20

42

18

North-Western Regional Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

9

8

9

1

9

5

9

15

10

5

9

7

9

10

Protection

20

7

22

6

21

9

20

9

24

11

23

10

23

8

Administration

3

1

3

2

3

1

3

2

4

2

4

1

4

1

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

0

8

Total

32

16

34

9

33

15

32

26

38

18

36

25

36

27

Northern Regional Fisheries Board

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Development

10

0

9

2

9

4

10

4

10

3

11

3

11

1

Protection

24

5

24

3

24

8

26

8

27

8

25

10

25

10

Administration

3

1

4

1

4

3

4

3

4

1

4

1

4

1

EU Projects

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

3

Total

37

6

37

6

37

15

40

15

41

12

40

17

40

15

* N.B. Temporary staff numbers are for total numbers employed, apart from EU Projects which give whole-time equivalent numbers.
Grand Total All Boards

Category

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Perm

Temp

Total

283

83.5

283

73

277

99.5

279

130.5

307.5

131.5

301.5

134

301

141