Written Answers. - Public Service Redundancy Scheme.

85.

asked the Minister for Tourism and Transport if he will indicate the number of staff in his Department by grade who have accepted voluntary redundancy or early retirement since 1 July 1987; and the number of persons by grade appointed to fill the consequential vacancies.

The following officers of my Department have resigned under the voluntary redundancy-early retirement scheme in the period from 1 July 1987 to 15 February 1988:

Grade

Number.

Assistant Principal Officer

1

Director, Aviation Technical Operations Service

1

Air Traffic Control Officer Grade II

1

Radio Officer Grade II

1

Meteorological Officer

2

Messenger

1

7

None of the consequential vacancies have been filled.