Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Ceisteanna (300)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

300. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the details of each non-Civil Service appointment he has made to a role in his Department; the persons appointed; the role, qualifications and salary of each; and the guidelines that apply in respect of party political fundraising. [13167/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

The information requested by the Deputy is provided in the following table:

Name

 Role

 Salary Range

Aisling Dunne (Special Adviser)

To advise me in relation to political and Departmental issues. 

 €84,973 to €104,507 per annum

Carol Hunt (Special Adviser)

To advise me in relation to political and Departmental issues.

 €84,973 to €104,507 per annum

Katie Mann (Personal Assistant)

To work on constituency matters.

 €47,486 to €60,611 per annum

Caroline Greene (Personal Secretary)

To work on constituency matters. 

 €509.56 to €992.36 per week

Ultan Sherlock (Civilian Driver)

 Civilian Driver

 €691.01 per week

All of these staff were appointed and are paid in line with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform guidelines on the staffing of Ministers' Offices. The number of Special Advisers appointed by me is also in line with section 11 of the Public Service Management Act 1997.

The Ethics in Public Office Act 1995 and the Standards in Public Office Act 2001 apply to these appointments.