Thursday, 18 April 2013

Ceisteanna (171)

Mary Lou McDonald

Ceist:

171. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will provide in a tabular format a list of all his special advisers' pay and that of his Minister of State, to include each salary, name of employee above principal officer standard and scale salary rate; and if he will supply the total pay bill for all his special advisers for 2012. [18322/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Communications)

The information requested by the Deputy is outlined as follows:

Name

Post

Current Salary

Finbarr O’Malley

Special Adviser to Minister

€89,898

(4th point Principal Officer Standard Scale)

Simon Nugent

Special Adviser to Minister

€97,200

(not linked to salary scale)

The Minister of State at my Department does not employ a Special Adviser. The total pay bill for Special Advisers in 2012 was €200,460. This total includes employer’s PRSI and expenses.