Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (242)

Mattie McGrath


242. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills 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. [44844/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Presently, there are 1,549 Civil Servants employed at my Department on a full-time basis. There are no staff engaged on a part time employment basis at my Department. The remuneration for staff is subject to pay scales that apply to the various grades which are set by the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform.

No staff members are on a pay scale that equates to less that the minimum wage set at €9.80.per hour with effect from the 1st January 2019.