Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Questions (580)

Robert Troy

Question:

580. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if additional resources, that is, staff and funding will be needed for the NSAI with respect to the reopening of businesses as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted; if so, the exact number of staff and additional funding that will required; the number of full and part-time staff employed in the NSAI in each of the years 2016 to 2019 and to date in 2020 by staff according to civil service grade and other staff; and the breakdown in funding allocated to the NSAI in each of the years 2016 to 2020, in tabular form. [5998/20]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

My Department maintains continuous engagement and oversight in relation to NSAI’s exchequer financing, staffing and recruitment requirements.  In response to the impact of Covid-19 on businesses, the NSAI are monitoring these requirements for 2020, and will bring any future requirements to the attention of my Department if required.

The following table outlines the staffing numbers and the breakdown of funding for the NSAI over the years 2016-2020. 

 

Full time staff in NSAI

Part time staff in NSAI

Fixed term Contract

External Service Delivery

Other staffing*

Breakdown of Funding

2016

117

12

8

22

6

€4.6m

2017

125

13

17

17

5

€5.4m

2018

129

17

23

21

5

€5.7m

2019

143

16

11

18

8

€5.4m

2020

148

14

8

12

8

€6.8m 

*Other staffing includes employees on secondment, Temporary Agency Staff and Intra students.