Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (362)

Jerry Buttimer

Question:

365 Deputy Jerry Buttimer asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details of the number of political advisers employed by his predecessors in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35893/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

There is no grade of political advisor. However, the information in relation to special advisor appointments by my predecessors is set out below:

Year

No. of Special Advisers

2010

3

2009

4

2008

6

2007

7

2006

4