Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Ceisteanna (83)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

86 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Social Protection the staffing levels of the private offices and constituency offices of Ministers and Ministers of State in her Department; the salary of each; the same figures for this time in 2011; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23179/12]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Social Protection)

Details of the staffing levels, and related salaries, in respect of my private and constituency offices in the Department are shown in the following tabular statement. There is no Minister of State attached to my Department.

Staffing of Minister Joan Burton's Private Office at 9 May 2012

Grade

Salary Scale

Allowance

Ministerial Appointments

1 Special Adviser, appointed on 29/7/11

€127,796

1 Press Adviser, appointed on 18/7/11

€80,051-€98,424

Established civil servants

1 Higher Executive Officer (Private Secretary)

€43,816-€55,415

€19,653

1 Executive Officer

€29,024-€45,616

1 Clerical Officer

€23,042-€36,267 Higher Scale

1 Clerical Officer

€22,015-€35,515

1 Clerical Officer

€23,177-€37,341

**Personal Pension Contribution Pay Scales apply, as employment commenced after 6 April 1995.

Staffing of Minister Joan Burton's Constituency Office at 9 May 2012

Grade

Salary Scale

Allowance

Ministerial Appointments

1 Personal Assistant, appointed on 3/5/11

€43,715-€56,060

1 Personal Secretary, appointed on 9/3/11

€23,820-€47,755

[In my role as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party I also have a further support person, employed by the Labour Party].

Established civil servants

1 Executive Officer

€30,516-€47,975*

1 Clerical Officer

€23,177-€37,341*

Ministerial Drivers

2 Civilian Drivers appointed on 16/5/11 and 30/5/11

€32,964

*Personal Pension Contribution Pay Scales apply, as employment commenced after 6 April 1995.

Staffing of Minister Joan Burton's Private Office at 9 May 2011

Grade

Salary Scale

Allowance

Established civil servants

1 Higher Executive Officer (Private Secretary)

€43,816-€55,415

€19,653

1 Executive Officer

€29,024-€45,616

1 Clerical Officer

€23,042-€36,267 Higher Scale

1 Clerical Officer

€22,015-€35,515

1 Clerical Officer

€23,177-€37,341

**Personal Pension Contribution Pay Scales apply, as employment commenced after 6 April 1995.

Staffing of Minister Joan Burton's Constituency Office at 9 May 2011

Grade

Salary Scale

Allowance

Ministerial Appointments

1 Personal Assistant, appointed on 3/5/11

€43,715-€56,060

1 Personal Secretary, appointed on 9/3/11

€23,820-€47,755

[In my role as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party I also had a further support person, employed by the Labour Party].

Established civil servants

1 Executive Officer

€30,516-€47,975*

1 Clerical Officer

€23,177-€37,341*

*Personal Pension Contribution Pay Scales apply, as employment commenced after 6 April 1995.