Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (206)

Niall Collins

Question:

206. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the remuneration that returning officers receive for carrying out their duties in respect of the 2019 local and European elections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21985/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The final remuneration that Returning Officers receive for carrying out their duties in respect of the 2019 Local and European elections are not available as final accounts from Returning Officers are not due until six months after the election.

The remuneration paid to Returning Officers’ for the 2014 European & Local Elections was €12.4m (this figure includes the Dublin West and Longford West Meath by-elections).