Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (466)

Sorca Clarke

Question:

466. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Defence the documented overtime worked by members of the Defence Forces by rank and barracks in tabular form. [38615/20]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

Remuneration for individual members of the Permanent Defence Force is dependent on a range of factors relating to the role and duties they perform. The minimum for trained personnel comprises Basic Pay and Military Service Allowance. Personnel may also received Technical pay and receive additional remuneration for duties undertaken.

Unlike other areas of the public service and due to the nature of the duties performed, overtime or shift allowance payments are not available to members of the Defence Forces.