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Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 22 March 2005

Tuesday, 22 March 2005

Ceisteanna (352)

Olivia Mitchell


352 Ms O. Mitchell asked the Minister for Transport the roles and functions carried out by special advisers attached to his Department; if circulars or instructions have been issued within his Department concerning special advisers; if so, if he will provide a copy of any such circulars; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9317/05]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Transport)

In line with section 11 of the Public Service Management Act 1997, the role of the special adviser in my Department is the provision of advice and monitoring, facilitating and securing the achievement of Government objectives that relate to my Department. Notification of the appointment of Mr. Hunt as special adviser was circulated within my Department, but no specific circulars or instructions were issued.