Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Questions (103, 104, 105)

John Lahart

Question:

103. Deputy John Lahart asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of women and men, respectively, employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52052/18]

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John Lahart

Question:

104. Deputy John Lahart asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the various grades in which males and females are employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52069/18]

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John Lahart

Question:

105. Deputy John Lahart asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the ratio of males to females employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52086/18]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 103 to 105, inclusive, together.

The number and grades of men and women employed in my Department on 7 December 2018 as civil servants is as follows:

Grade

Men

 Women

Total 

 Secretary General

1

 Assistant Secretary

3

0

 Director

0

1

 Principal

11

6

17 

 Assistant Principal

26 

20

46

 Administrative Officer

3

2

 Higher Executive Officer

26

44 

70 

 Executive Officer

24

82

106 

 Clerical Officer

15

82 

97 

 Service Officer

10

0

10

 Total

119 

237

356

In addition I wish to advise that my two advisors, both of whom are men, are appointed in the grade of Principal in an unestablished capacity.  The Army Pensions Board is an independent statutory body established under the Army Pensions Act, 1927 whose secretariat is provided from within Department of Defence staff.  The staff employed in the Office of the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces are included in Department of Defence staffing numbers.