Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (360)

Jerry Buttimer

Question:

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.