Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (53)

Jack Chambers

Ceist:

53. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when his Department will institute workforce planning initiatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32113/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

The recently published Report of the Public Service Pay Commission on Recruitment and Retention in the Permanent Defence Force recommended a number of actions, inter alia, workforce planning initiatives. This complements work already underway in the Department and the Defence Forces.

The recommendations within the report have been distilled into specific actions, applying corresponding timeframes, within an approved High Level Implementation Plan.  Work has commenced in advancing the actions contained in this plan.