Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1780)

Michael McGrath

Question:

1780. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the name of each person employed as an adviser or special adviser to her and the Minister of State in her Department; the salary of each in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34845/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

Under Government guidelines I am permitted to appoint a maximum of two Special Advisors.

Their annual salary is set out in the following table.

Name

Role

Annual Salary

Name

Role

Annual Salary

Denise Duffy

Special Advisor to the Minister

€94,487

Alex Connolly

Special Advisor to the Minister

€110,074*

*Mr. Connolly is on secondment from Fáilte Ireland for the duration of his appointment and retains his conditions of service from that Body.