Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Questions (612, 613)

Jim O'Callaghan

Question:

612. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of staff in her Department and bodies under her aegis appointed to principal officer arising from internal competitions since 7 July 2015, by year. [41844/18]

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Jim O'Callaghan

Question:

613. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons appointed from the panels arising from the 2015 open competition and 2017 open competition for principal officer run by the Public Appointments Service, by year; if a table (details supplied) will be completed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41857/18]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 612 and 613 together.

The details being sought be the Deputy in respect of appointments made by competition to the grade of Principal Officer in my Department and the Agencies that operate under its aegis are shown in the following table.

Positions at Principal Officer in the Pensions Authority are advertised directly by the Authority and via PAS with subsequent competitions conducted by the Authority itself.

Organisation/Competition type

2015

2016

2017

2018

Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection

Internal

1

1

3

2

PAS 2015 Competition

0

3

1

0

PAS 2017 Competition

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

1*

Pensions Authority

Open Competition

2**

Citizens Information Board

Internal

0

2

0

0

* Open competition conducted by the Department

** Open competition conducted by the Pensions Authority.