Thursday, 8 November 2012

Questions (268)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

268. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide in tabular form the number of public servants in receipt of annual gross public sector pensions of between 0 to 10,000 euro, 10,001 to 20,000 euro, 20,001 to 30,000 euro, 30,001 to 40,000 euro, 40,001 to 50,000 euro, 50,001 to 60,000 euro, 60,001 to 70,000 euro, 70,001 to 80,000 euro, 80,000 to 90,000, 90,000 to 100,000 euro, 100,001 to 110,000 euro, 110,001 to 120,000 euro, 120,001 to 130,000 euro, 130,001 to 140,000 euro, 140,001 to 150,000 euro, 150,001 to 160,000 euro, 160,001 and above; and if these figures include local authorities, vocational educational committees, commercial semi State companies, non-commercial State agencies/bodies public sector retirees. [49828/12]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

My Department is responsible for the payment of pensions awarded to retired members of An Garda Síochána and their dependants along with retired solicitors of the Legal Aid Board and retired staff of the National Disability Authority. The following table sets out the numbers in receipt of pensions from my Department in the gross annual pension bands requested by the deputy.

Gross Annual Pension

Number

0 to 10,000

264

10,001 to 20,000

1012

20,001 to 30,000

7031

30,001 to 40,000

749

40,001 to 50,000

269

50,001 to 60,000

185

60,001 to 70,000

60

70,001 to 80,000

27

80,001 to 90,000

0

90,001 to 100,000

0

100,001 to 110,000

0

110,001 to 120,000

5

120,001 to 130,000

0

130,001 to 140,000

0

140,001 to 150,000

0

150,001 to 160,000

0

More than 160,000

0