Dáil Éireann - Volume 415 - 18 February, 1992
Written Answers. - Departmental Vacancies.
Mr. Quinn Mr. Quinn
 185. Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline, (a) the position at 30 January 1992 in relation to positions within his Department that (1) were vacant and (2) were vacant and subject to the embargo, (b) the grades involved in (1) and (2) and (c) the number of messenger and service grades which had been suppressed since January 1990; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Minister for Finance (Mr. B. Ahern) Bertie Ahern
Minister for Finance (Mr. B. Ahern): The general policy in regard to vacancies in the Civil Service was set out in the Minister for Finance's reply to the Deputy of 11 February 1991 and that policy still obtains.
At present the following posts in my Department are in the process of being filled: 1 services officer.
The number of service officers and service attendants serving in my Department is as follows: 1 January 1992 — 29 service officers, 3 service attendants; 1 January 1990 — 32 service officers, 3 service attendants.
Dáil Éireann 415 Written Answers. Departmental Vacancies.