Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (679)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

679. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if a schedule of advisers and special advisers appointed and-or recruited by him since his appointment will be provided; the roles and responsibilities of each; and the salary of each appointee, in tabular form. [27054/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Further and Higher Education)

The following tabular statement gives details of the Special Advisers I have appointed to assist me in carrying out my ministerial duties. In accordance with the Guidelines for Ministerial Appointments as published by the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform they are on the Standard Principal Officer payscale. The role of my advisers is to advance my policy agenda and programme for government commitments, working closely with senior officials, as well as having responsibilities for a range of parliamentary and press matters.

Name

Title

Appointment Date

Sarah Bardon

Special Adviser

28 June 2020

Joanne Lonergan

Special Adviser

28 June 2020