Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Ceisteanna (109)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

113 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the staffing levels of the private offices and constituency offices of Ministers and Ministers of State in his Department; the salary of each; the same figures for this time in 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23169/12]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources)

The total staffing levels and salaries of the private offices and constituency offices of Ministers and Ministers of State are outlined in the tables below:

Minister’s Private Office May 2011

Minister’s Constituency Office 2011

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

7.6

€415,027

3.5

€161,269

MOS Private Office May 2011

MOS Constituency Office 2011

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

2

€77,301

1.5

€71,250

Minister’s Private Office May 2012

Minister’s Constituency Office 2012

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

8.3

€455,237

4

€176,642

MOS Private Office May 2012

MOS Constituency Office 2012

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

Staff Numbers

Salary Costs

3

€131,323

3

€111,810

The staffing complement in all cases is within the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Guidelines.