Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (215)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

215. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide in tabular form information on lump sum payments (details supplied) paid to retiring public sector workers between March 2011 and March 2013. [21581/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of staff who retired from my Department in the relevant period is set out in the table following. It is important to note that these are gross lump sum payments and may be subject to certain deductions.

The parallel information in respect of the State bodies under the aegis of my Department is a matter for the bodies themselves.

Gross Lump Sums Paid between 1 March 2011 and 31 March 2013

Lump Sum amounts range

Numbers Paid

10,000 – 20,000

13

20,001 – 30,000

16

30,001 – 40,000

17

40,001 – 50,000

21

50,001 – 60,000

33

60,001 – 70,000

56

70,001 – 80,000

34

80,001 – 90,000

44

90,001 –100,000

31

100,001 – 150,000

45

150,001 – 200,000

11

200,001 – 250,000

1

Over 250,000

0

Totals

322