Thursday, 20 June 2013

Questions (206)

Peadar Tóibín

Question:

206. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Defence the number of persons employed within 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. [30452/13]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The tables below show the information requested in respect of Civil Servants, Civilian Personnel and the Defence Forces for the years 2008 to 2012.

Civil Service Staff of the Department

Number of Staff

Grade Title

31.12.2008

31.12.2009

31.12.2010

31.10.2011

31.12.2012

Secretary General

1

1

1

1

1

Assistant Secretary

2

2

2

2

2

Director

1

1

1

1

1

Principal

15

14

13

15

14

Professional Accountant

1

1

1

1

1

Assistant Principal

36

32

32

32

32

Higher Executive Officer

58

54

54

56

59

Administrative Officer

2

2

2

2

1

Executive Officer

84

75

71

71

73

Staff Officer

36

31

30

29

29

Clerical Officer

144

130

122

122

120

Storeman

1

1

1

0

0

Head Services Officer

1

0

0

1

1

Service Officers

14

14

13

10

8

Service Attendant

2

1

1

0

0

Nightwatchman

3

2

1

1

1

Superintendant of Cleaners

1

1

1

1

1

Cleaner

4

4

1

1

1

Special Advisor to Minister

1

1

1

0

0

Press Advisor to Minister

1

1

1

0

0

Personal Assistant to Minister

1

1

0

1

1

Personal Secretary to Minister

1

1

1

0

0

Civilian Drivers

0

0

1

2

2

Total Numbers

410

370

351

349

348

The bodies under the aegis of my Department in the period 2008 to 2012 were the Civil Defence Board, the Army Pensions Board and the Board of Coiste an Asgard. The information in respect of the Civil Service staff attached to these Agencies is as follows

Civil Defence

Number of Staff

Grade Title

31.12.2008

31.12.2009

31.12.2010

31.10.2011

31.12.2012

Principal

1

1

1

1

1

Assistant Principal

2

2

2

2

3

Technical Officer Grade II

1

1

1

1

1

Higher Executive Officer

5

5

5

4

3

Properties Officer

1

0

0

0

0

Executive Officer

5

5

5

5

5

Clerical Officer

8

8

8

8

8

Storekeeper

2

2

2

2

2

Service Officers

1

1

1

1

1

Total Numbers

26

25

25

24

24

Army Pensions Board

Number of Staff

Grade Title

31.12.2008

31.12.2009

31.12.2010

31.10.2011

31.12.2012

Executive Officer

1

1

1

1

1

Clerical Officer

1

1

1

1

0

Total Numbers

2

2

2

2

1

Coiste an Asgard

Number of Staff

Grade Title

31.12.2008

31.12.2009

31.12.2010

31.10.2011

31.12.2012

Higher Executive Officer

1

1

0

0

0

Staff Officer

1

1

0

0

0

Total Numbers

2

2

0

0

0

Civilian Employees attached to Military Installations

Number of Staff

Grade Title

31.12.2008

31.12.2009

31.12.2010

31.10.2011

31.12.2012

Craft Worker

296

276

264

243

213

General Operative

278

256

237

211

182

Civilian Clerical

79

78

76

72

65

Stores Grades

69

67

66

58

57

Technicians

26

26

28

27

26

Telephonist

18

18

17

16

15

Social Worker

10

8

6

6

6

Air Inspector/Instructor

8

7

8

7

7

Clerk of Works

7

7

6

5

5

Archivists

-

7

6

6

7

Quantity Surveyors

2

2

2

2

2

Others

27

21

19

15

16

Total

820

773

735

668

601

Defence Forces

Strength of the Defence Forces as at 31 December 2008

LT

MAJ

BRIG

COL

LT

COMDT

CAPT

LT

TOTAL

SM

BQMS

CS

CQMS

SGTS

CPLS

TOTAL

PTES

CADETS

TOTAL

GEN

GEN

GEN

COL

OFFRS

NCOS

ARMY

1

3

7

41

131

305

237

346

1071

32

39

133

251

1048

1467

2970

4394

71

8,506

AIR CORPS

1

2

12

32

56

44

147

7

4

48

15

135

171

380

291

14

832

NAVAL SERVICE

1

2

12

43

42

60

160

6

7

76

15

216

175

495

402

13

1,070

TOTAL

1

3

9

45

155

380

335

450

1378

45

50

257

281

1399

1813

3845

5087

98

10,408

Strength of the Defence Forces as at 31 December 2009

LT

MAJ

BRIG

COL

LT

COMDT

CAPT

LT

TOTAL

SM

BQMS

CS

CQMS

SGTS

CPLS

TOTAL

PTES

CADETS

TOTAL

GEN

GEN

GEN

COL

OFFRS

NCOS

ARMY

1

2

6

31

115

290

283

313

1041

26

30

127

233

991

1429

2836

4152

66

8,095

AIR CORPS

1

1

13

29

66

32

142

7

4

50

13

130

167

371

282

6

801

NAVAL SERVICE

1

13

39

49

62

164

4

6

74

16

210

165

475

379

19

1,037

TOTAL

1

2

8

32

141

358

398

407

1347

37

40

251

262

1331

1761

3682

4813

91

9,933

Strength of the Defence Forces as at 31 December 2010

LT

MAJ

BRIG

COL

LT

COMDT

CAPT

LT

TOTAL

SM

BQMS

CS

CQMS

SGTS

CPLS

TOTAL

PTES

CADETS

TOTAL

GEN

GEN

GEN

COL

OFFRS

NCOS

ARMY

1

1

6

31

101

275

317

295

1027

24

24

112

218

941

1336

2655

4018

52

7,752

AIR CORPS

1

2

12

28

69

37

149

5

3

42

12

129

158

349

263

5

766

NAVAL SERVICE

2

11

37

52

59

161

4

5

65

15

205

156

450

403

18

1,032

TOTAL

1

2

6

35

124

340

438

391

1337

33

32

219

245

1275

1650

3454

4684

75

9550

Strength of the Defence Forces as at 31 December 2011

LT

MAJ

BRIG

COL

LT

COMDT

CAPT

LT

TOTAL

SM

BQMS

CS

CQMS

SGTS

CPLS

TOTAL

PTES

CADETS

TOTAL

GEN

GEN

GEN

COL

OFFRS

NCOS

ARMY

1

5

31

109

245

335

279

1005

29

26

95

189

889

1390

2618

3985

42

7,650

AIR CORPS

1

1

2

14

25

62

35

140

6

3

35

9

121

174

348

297

6

791

NAVAL SERVICE

1

2

13

32

63

47

158

4

4

53

11

186

180

438

386

15

997

TOTAL

1

1

7

35

136

302

460

361

1303

39

33

183

209

1196

1744

3404

4668

63

9438

Strength of the Defence Forces as at 31 December 2012

-

LT

MAJ

BRIG

COL

LT

COMDT

CAPT

LT

TOTAL

SM

BQMS

CS

CQMS

SGTS

CPLS

TOTAL

PTES

CADETS

TOTAL

-

GEN

GEN

GEN

COL

-

-

-

OFFRS

-

-

-

-

-

-

NCOS

-

-

-

ARMY

1

1

6

35

109

252

321

241

966

28

33

89

147

782

1383

2462

4041

41

7,510

AIR CORPS

1

1

1

14

32

56

32

137

8

4

35

13

107

180

347

299

8

791

NAVAL SERVICE

1

2

13

43

56

47

162

6

7

72

15

179

157

436

443

17

1,058

TOTAL

1

2

8

38

136

327

433

320

1265

42

44

196

175

1068

1720

3245

4783

66

9,359