Thursday, 22 November 2018

Ceisteanna (92)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

92. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills the details of the principals who served in a school (details supplied); the periods they served since the school was established; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48807/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The principal teachers of the school referred to by the Deputy were recruited and employed by the managerial authority of the school. They have been paid on payrolls operated by my Department on behalf of the managerial authority.  The information required for their payment is provided by the managerial authority on standardised forms submitted to my Department.

The main purpose for which my Department requires the personal data provided is the correct payment of the salary. It is also required for the correct payment of pension at retirement.

Under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation , the information as requested by the Deputy cannot be provided by my Department.