Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (53)

Jack Chambers


53. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when his Department will institute workforce planning initiatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32113/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The recently published Report of the Public Service Pay Commission on Recruitment and Retention in the Permanent Defence Force recommended a number of actions, inter alia, workforce planning initiatives. This complements work already underway in the Department and the Defence Forces.

The recommendations within the report have been distilled into specific actions, applying corresponding timeframes, within an approved High Level Implementation Plan.  Work has commenced in advancing the actions contained in this plan.