Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (360)

Jerry Buttimer


363 Deputy Jerry Buttimer asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details of the number of political advisers employed by him or his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35874/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

I have engaged Mr. Mark Costigan as my Press Adviser and it is my intention to appoint Ms Maureen Windle as my Special Adviser on a two thirds basis.

Ms Maev Ann Wren is engaged by Minister Roisin Shortall as Special Adviser on a half time basis and this is reflected in her approved salary.