Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (503)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

503. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will identify any instances where a person appointed to a State board after recruitment advice was received from professional external consultants was subsequently deemed to be unqualified for the duties and responsibilities attached to the role; the costs incurred in obtaining advice in respect of each such instance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5007/14]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I wish to inform the Deputy that there have been no instances in my Department where a person appointed to a State Board, after recruitment advice was received from professional external consultants, was subsequently deemed to be unqualified for the duties and responsibilities attached to the role.