Thursday, 20 June 2013

Questions (150)

Peadar Tóibín

Question:

150. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of persons employed in the public sector by his Department or agency and by grade for each year of the five consecutive years for which the most recent data is available. [30449/13]

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Written answers (Question to Arts)

As the Deputy will be aware, my Department was established on 2nd June 2011. The table below sets out the staffing of my Department broken down by grade at end 2011, 2012 and as at end May 2013.

Grade

(Numbers include Professional & Technical staff equivalents)

31/12/2011

31/12/2012

31/5/2013

Secretary General

1

1

1

Assistant Secretary

3

3

4

Principal Officer

19

18

18

Assistant Principal Officer

85

80

84

Administrative Officer/ Higher Executive Officer

150

142

139

Executive Officer

146

141

141

Staff Officer

10

9

8

Clerical Officer

92

91

96

Services Officer

15

15

15

Other Grades

3

5

5

State Industrial Staff

113

102

89

Total (Head count)

637

607

600

With regard to the bodies under the aegis of the Department, it would not be possible to collate the level of detail requested by the Deputy in the time available. I am arranging for this information to be forwarded to the Deputy by the bodies concerned. The table below summarises the overall staffing levels of each body in terms of Whole Time Equivalents at the dates specified.

Staffing (WTE) as at

31 /12/2011

31/12/2012

31/3/13

Údarás na Gaeltachta

92

84

83

Irish Heritage Council

14

15

15

Arts Council

47

45

45

Irish Film Board

16

13

17

Chester Beatty Lib

31

28

28

Crawford Art Gallery

13

13

14

National Concert Hall

61

52

49

IMMA

84

84

81

National Library of Ireland

106

91

88

National Museum of Ireland

163

151

150

Ulster Scots Agency

17

14

14

Foras na Gaeilge

60

61

63

Waterways Ireland

333

330

326

Total (WTE)

1037

981

977