Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Ceisteanna (633)

Thomas Pringle

Ceist:

633. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the fees and expenses paid to each member of the management board of the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management in each of the years 2013 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39618/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

The Management Board for the National Directorate of Fire and Emergency Management (NDFEM) was established in June 2009. Generally, it has had a membership of 13, made up as follows:

-  An Independent Chairperson

-  The head of the relevant division within my Department

-  The National Director of Fire and Emergency Management

-  A representative from the Insurance Federation of Ireland

-  A representative from the Department of Defence

-  Representatives of the Chief Fire Officers Association

-  Representatives from the City and County Management Association, including the Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, and,

-  An independent international expert.  

The current membership of the Board is set out on my Department's website at the following link: www.housing.gov.ie/community/fire-and-emergency-management/national-directorate/about-us.

Fees and expenses paid by my Department to relevant members of the Management board, including in respect of significant pieces of work undertaken as part of the NDFEM work programme for the period 2013 to 2018, are set out in the following table.

 

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fee

9,450

9,450

9,450

9,450

9,450

9,450

International   Expert

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fee

15,000

30,000

30,000

37,500

30,000

30,000

Expenses

2,046

4,281

11,227

9,827

14,061

17,357