Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (590)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

590. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of temporary clerical officers that have been employed by his Department over each of the past three years; the number of those who have been retired public-civil servants; his views on whether his Department should employ retired staff in these positions in view of the level of youth unemployment here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31566/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

In response to the Deputy's question, I have detailed all Temporary Clerical Officers employed in my Department over the past three years. Two retired staff were re-employed in 2012. Temporary Clerical Officers are recruited by Public Appointments Service with sanction from The Department of Expenditure & Public Reform.

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2011

2012

2013

Temporary Clerical Officers:

27

25

10