Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.

John Gormley

Question:

123 Mr. Gormley asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of civil servants appointed by her and her Ministers of State to look after constituency matters; the costs involved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5100/00]

The information requested by the Deputy is as follows: number of Civil Service staff in Tánaiste's constituency office: Four. Total cost of these staff: £54,860.

Number of Civil Service staff in Minister of State Kitt's office: four (including two job sharers). Total cost of these staff: £40,681.

Number of Civil Service staff in Minister of State Treacy's office: One. Total cost of this staff member: £11,006.