Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (823)

Michael McGrath

Question:

823. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Health the name of each person employed as an adviser or special adviser to him and the Ministers of State in his Department; the salary of each in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34848/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the following table:

Adviser Name

Minister / Minister of State

Salary Scale(1 September, 2019)

Sarah Bardon

Simon Harris, T.D.

€87,325 - €107,399 (PPC)

Joanne Lonergan

Simon Harris, T.D.

€83,090 - €102,159

Gerard Maguire

Finian McGrath, T.D.

€83,090 - €102,159

Damien O'Farrell

Finian McGrath, T.D.

€87,325 - €107,399 (PPC)

Nicola Clavin

Catherine Byrne, T.D.

€67,659 - €83,740 (PPC)

Darren Hourihane

Jim Daly, T.D.

€67,659 - €83,740 (PPC)

In accordance with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform instructions to Personnel Officers on Ministerial Appointments for the 32nd Dáil, the salary scale applicable to my advisers and those of Minister of State Finian McGrath, T.D. (who sits at Cabinet), is the standard scale for the grade of Principal Officer in the Civil Service as of 1 September 2019. The salary scale applicable to the special advisers appointed to Ministers of State Jim Daly, T.D. and Catherine Byrne, T.D. is the standard scale for the grade of Assistant Principal Officer in the Civil Service as of 1 September 2019.