Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Ceisteanna (498, 499, 500)

John Lahart

Ceist:

498. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of women and men, respectively, employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52061/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

John Lahart

Ceist:

499. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the various grades in which males and females are employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52078/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

John Lahart

Ceist:

500. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the ratio of males to females employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52095/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Rural)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 498 to 500, inclusive, together.

My Department, the Department of Rural and Community Development, was established on 19 July 2017.   I can confirm that, as of the Monday 3 December 2018, the staff breakdown of the Department and its agencies is as follows:

Location  

Grade

Male  

Female  

Department of Rural and Community Development

Sec Gen

1

0

 

Asec

1

2

 

PO

6

3

 

AP

14

10

 

HEO

10

19

 

AO

1

3

 

EO

10

20

 

CO

11

26

 

Service officer

1

0

 

Technical Grade

5

2

 

Minister Drivers

4

0

 

Minister Advisors

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

Total

66

85

 

Ratio

3.3 :

4.25

 

 

 

 

Charities Regulator Authority**

PO

0

1

 

AP

3

3

 

HEO

3

3

 

AO

2

2

 

EO

4

8

 

CO

3

7

 

 

 

 

 

Total

15

24

 ** there is currently a   vacancy at CEO level

Ratio

1 :

1.6

 

 

 

 

The Western Development   Commission

PO equivalent

1

0

 

AP equivalent

1

1

 

HEO equivalent

1

8

 

EO equivalent

1

4

 

CO equivalent

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

15

 

Ratio

2 :  

7.5

 

 

 

 

Irish Water Safety

AP equivalent

1

0

 

HEO equivalent

1

1

 

EO equivalent

1

1

 

CO equivalent

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

Total

3

5

 

Ratio

1 :

1.66

Pobal ***

 

 

 

 

Total

119

325

 

Ratio

4.76 :

13

  *** All Pobal's staff are on fixed term contracts and none is either a civil or public servant, Pobal is an independent limited company responsible for its own recruitment.