Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (576)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

576. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of full and part-time staff, respectively, employed in the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission by grade, legal personnel and other staff in tabular form; and the funding allocated to the Commission in 2019. [19277/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

The information sought by the Deputy is set out in the table below.

2019

Staff Numbers

No of Staff

89

Full-time

89

Part-Time

0

Grades

Principal Officer

7

Assistant Principal (Higher)

5

Assistant Principal

12

Case Officer

11

Higher Executive Officer

32

Administrative Officer

1

Staff Officer

0

Executive Officer

18

Clerical Officer

2

Services Officer

1

Legal Personnel*

6

Exchequer Funding

€12,577,000

* Legal Personnel includes staff employed as Legal Advisors (PO & AP equivalents & are included under these headings for the total count), it does not include Case Officers or HEOs who are qualified lawyers employed as investigators.

Note: The above figures in the table are based on the CCPC full-time equivalent headcount at the end of Q1 - 2019. Where the grade title is different, secondees have been categorised in the closest relevant Civil Service grades.

In addition, the CCPC has four Members including its Chairperson who were appointed following a competition conducted by the Public Appointments Service in accordance with section 12 of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014. A Detective Sergeant is also on secondment from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB).