Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Ceisteanna (121)

Fiona O'Loughlin

Ceist:

121. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the political advisers used by Ministers and Ministers of State in his Department since the commencement of this Government; the commencement and cessation dates in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47962/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

The following tables give details of the special advisers appointed in my Department since the current Government came into office on the 14th June 2017.

Mr. Richard Bruton, T.D.

Minister for Education & Skills

14/6/17 to 16/10/2018

NAME

SERVICE

REASON

Patrick Cluskey

14/6/17 to 16/10/18

Transfer to Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment.

Conor Quinn

14/6/17 to 23/9/17

Redundancy/Severance

Sarah O’Neill

25/9/17 to 16/10/18

Transfer to the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment

Mr. Joe McHugh, T.D.

Minister for Education & Skills

17/10/18 to Present.

NAME

SERVICE

Mark O’Doherty

17/10/18 to Present

Ed Carty

17/10/18 to Present

Ms. Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D.

Minister of State.

NAME

SERVICE

Roy Dooney

14/6/17 to Present

Lynda McQuaid

25/7/17 to Present

Mr. John Halligan, T.D.

Minister of State

NAME

SERVICE

REASON

Michelle Clancy

21/6/17 to 18/5/19

Resignation

Anthony McFeely

29/5/19 to Present