Friday, 6 September 2019

Ceisteanna (1734)

Michael McGrath

Ceist:

1734. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the name of each person employed as an adviser or special adviser to him and the Minister of State in his Department; the salary of each in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34852/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Rural)

My Department was established on 19 July 2017, since then I have appointed three advisers and Minister of State Séan Canney has appointed one adviser, details of which are summarised in the following table.

Name

Title

Salary

Minister

Department

Mr Padraig Hughes

Special Adviser

€94,535

Minister Michael Ring

Department of Rural & Community Development

Mr Daniel Rowan

Press Adviser

€89,356

Minister Michael Ring

Department of Rural & Community Development

Mr Paul Mc Grath

Adviser in a voluntary capacity

Nil

Minister Michael Ring

Department of Rural & Community Development

Mr Robert Hughes

Special Adviser

€85,823

Minister of State Séan Canney

Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment and the Department of Rural & Community Development