Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Ceisteanna (512)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

512. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the budget and number of staff working in his Department in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51561/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Communications)

The information requested by the Deputy is outlined in the table below:

Year

Staff number

Department Budget (millions)

2014

260

€440

2015

275

€419

2016

333*

€481

2017

392

€540

2018

410

€587

2019

399

€680

* The increase in staff in 2016 is due primarily to the transfer of functions and associated from the then Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.

Question No. 513 answered with Question No. 505.