Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Questions (582)

Seán Haughey

Question:

582. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will correspond with Kildare County Council to ensure that a person (details supplied) is awarded a salary higher than point four on the salary scale in order that they receive a higher salary than they are currently receiving as a firefighter and paramedic with Dublin City Council and Dublin Fire Brigade in which their allowances are considered to be core pay and pensionable; if he has received correspondence from the person setting out their case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52045/18]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

My Department has not received correspondence from the person concerned, but has received correspondence from Kildare County Council on this matter.

Under section 159 of the Local Government Act 2001, it is the Chief Executive of the Council who is responsible for staffing and organisational arrangements necessary for carrying out the functions of the local authority.