Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (81)

Tom Fleming

Question:

81 Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Finance the number of the over 9,000 persons from the public service who have retired over the past six months with high tax-free lump sum payments in many cases and substantial pensions who have been re-hired on contract; if these persons are now being paid on the double by the State, that is, their pension and the salary they are receiving under the new contracts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33079/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Finance)

In my Department, no staff member who retired in the last six months has been rehired.