Dáil Éireann - Volume 531 - 22 February, 2001

Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.

79. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Defence the number of non-established civil servants employed by him in his office; the number within his Department; the salary scale, conditions, terms of employment and function in each case; the names of the persons or firms so employed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5325/01]

[438] Minister for Defence (Mr. M. Smith): It is assumed that the Deputy's inquiry relates to non-civil service staff attached to ministerial offices in the Department. The following staff have been engaged:



Salary Scale

Mr. M. J. Nolan

Special Adviser to the Minister

Duties are to furnish advice as required on matters relevant to the Minister and the Department.


Ms B. McGinn

Personal Assistant to the Minister



Provision of general administrative services to the Minister.






Ms C. Moloney

Personal Secretary to the Minister



Provision of general secretarial services to the Minister.














All three appointments, which are subject to the Civil Service Regulation Acts, 1956 to 1996, and any other Act for the time being in force relative to the Civil Service, are to temporary non-established positions in the Civil Service.