Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Ceisteanna (674)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

674. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government 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. [51569/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

The information requested is set out for the end of each year in the table below.

Year

Payroll Budget

Staff - Whole Time Equivalent

2014

€48.300m

720.51

2015

€47.291m

721.32

2016

€42.610m

647.22

2017

€43.136m

655.52

2018

€46.771m

719.35

2019

€49.449m

778.85 (at 30 November 2019)

It should be noted that the Department was subject to four transfers of functions in this period of time, with 124.68 members of staff transferring to other Departments between 2016 and 2018.