Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (209)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

209. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the budget and number of staff working in his Department in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51564/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the attached tabular statement.

Staffing in the Department of Education and Skills – 2014 to date

End 2014

End 2015

End 2016

End 2017

End 2018

To date - 2019

Staffing Numbers (*FTE)

1185

1205

1242

1319

1372

1427

**Payroll

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

€71.2 m

€71.8 m

€71.6 m

€75.3 m

€79.6 m

***€78.5 m

*Full Time Equivalent

**Please note that the payroll figures include the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS), overtime, salary scale increases in the form of increments and some pay restoration under the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA).

*** Figure is up to and including November but has not yet been audited.