Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (18)

Micheál Martin

Question:

12 Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach the number of officials in his Department that will be working solely on the presidency for the remainder of 2012; if redeployment has occurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34341/12]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

Sixteen staff in my Department are working solely on the EU Presidency.

Of these 16 staff:

five are members of the EU Division staff of my Department; (three of whom are seconded from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade);

three are seconded from other Departments for the duration of the Presidency (they have been redeployed with the agreement of their parent Departments);

eight have been employed on temporary contracts.