Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (1015)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

1015. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the breakdown of salaries, expenses and so on paid to members of the board of Horse Racing Ireland. [26823/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is a commercial state body established under the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act, 2001, and is responsible for the overall administration, promotion and development of the horse racing industry. 

A breakdown of fees and expenses from 2019 is outlined below:

The chairman of the board of HRI received €22,000.

Members of the board of HRI receive €13,000 per annum. Other more recent appointees to the board received a lower amount having joined during the year.  

A total of €17,000 in mileage expenses was paid in 2019, spread among nine members of the board of HRI.