Thursday, 5 December 2019

Questions (153)

Seán Fleming

Question:

153. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of persons employed on an agency basis in her Department and in each agency under her aegis; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50797/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

My Department currently has one staff member employed through an Employment Agency (Legal Researcher in the WRC).

With regard to the Agencies under my Department’s remit, The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has one Clerical Officer on a 4-week assignment from an agency. 

Enterprise Ireland currently has 13 temporary agency staff, 11 of whom work full-time hours and 2 of whom are engaged on a part-time basis. These resources are engaged to provide temporary, short-term support in areas of critical business need.

The Health and Safety Authority currently has 1 person employed in a temporary capacity on an agency basis. The person is employed at Clerical Officer level.

IDA Ireland currently has 8 people employed on an agency basis.

The National Standards Authority of Ireland currently has 5 persons employed on agency basis.

The Irish Auditing and Accountancy Supervisory Authority, The Personal Injuries Assessment Board and Science Foundation Ireland currently have no staff members employed on an agency basis.