Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1451)

Charlie McConalogue


1451. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of full-time and part-time staff assigned to the dedicated Brexit unit within his Department by staff grade in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36823/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Reporting to the Assistant Secretary with responsibility for EU and International Affairs and Rural Development, the number of full-time and part-time staff assigned to my Department's dedicated Brexit Unit, by grade, is listed in the following table.

Brexit Unit


No. of Staff

Senior Inspector (Principal Officer Equivalent) Head of Division


Assistant Principal


Administrative Officer


Higher Executive Officer

2 (1 HEO 80% work pattern)

Executive Officer

1 (80% work pattern)

Clerical Officer (currently vacant)


Grand Total


While the staff shown in the above table work in the Brexit Unit within my Department, it should be noted by the Deputy that staff at various levels across my Department are involved in a wide variety of Brexit-related duties and activities.