Dáil Éireann - Volume 477 - 10 April, 1997

Written Answers. - State Agency Staff.

[900] 116. Mr. J. Walsh asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry the number of full time equivalent staff employed in each State agency under the aegis of his Department; if he will give a breakdown of the number within each agency by type of employment; and the total annual employment costs in each agency. [9488/97]

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry (Mr. Yates): A breakdown, as at 1 April 1997, of permanent, temporary and contract staff together with the 1996 total employment costs in each State agency under the aegis of my Department is given in the tabular statement below.

Agency

Permanent

Temporary

On Contract

1996 Total Employment Costs

£m

Teagasc

1,365

Nil

151

36.433

Coillte Teoranta

1,153

Nil

43

24.779

Irish National Stud

17

34

5

0.733

National Milk Agency

5

Nil

1

0.163

An Bord Bia

43

5

17

2.553

An Bord Glas

2

Nil

8

0.330

Bord na gCon

61

442 (Part-time)

3

1.970

Irish Horseracing Authority

85

438 (Part-time)

5

4.037