Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (255)

Sean Fleming

Question:

258 Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health in respect of 2011, the best estimate for 2012 of the number of persons in the following salary ranges, the total cost of the increments in respect of the persons in each of these salary ranges: less than €40,000; between €40,001 - €50,000; between €50,001 - €60,000; between €60,001 - €70,000; between €70,001 - €80,000; between €80,001 - €90,000; between €90,001 - €100,000 and more than €100,001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32794/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

The information requested by the Deputy in relation to the permanent staff of my Department is attached in the following table. It excludes staff who retired at the end of February 2012.

Pay Range

Number of *WTE in Each Range

Estimated Costs of Increments 2012 €000

Less than €40,000

113

26

€40,001-€50,000

62

11

€50,001-€60,000

63

13

€60,001-€70,000

11

6

€70,001-€80,000

51

23

€80,001-€90,000

21

5

€90,001-€100,000

17

8

Greater than €100,000

18

0

Total

356

92

*Whole Time Equivalents.

With regard to the Health Service Executive, they have been asked to collate the data sought as soon as possible and it will be provided directly to the Deputy by them when available.