Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (1019)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

1019. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of full and part-time staff employed in his Department; the number of such staff being paid at the minimum wage rate of pay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44852/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

There are a total of 189 staff employed in the Department of Rural and Community Development. This comprises 171 staff working full-time and 18 staff working part-time. I can confirm that all officers are paid at a rate which is above the minimum wage rate of pay.