Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Questions (456)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

456. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht further to Parliamentary Question No. 110 of 7 February 2013, if any of the board members of the four bodies under the aegis of his Department gift their annual fee back to the State. [8272/13]

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Written answers (Question to Arts)

The term of the Irish Film Board ended on 16 January 2013 and the new board, when constituted, will operate pro bono.

With regard to the other three boards referred to by the Deputy, I am advised that, to date, three members have decided to gift their fees back to the State.

Question No. 457 answered with Question No. 450.