Dáil Éireann - Volume 595 - 14 December, 2004

Written Answers - Departmental Appointments.

  86. Mr. Sherlock asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the percentage of those he has appointed to statutory boards and bodies since 1 January 2004 that are women; if this percentage meets Government requirements on female representation on such boards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33261/04]

  Éamon Ó Cuív:The six appointments made since 1 January 2004 to statutory boards and bodies under my Department’s aegis, three are women. This percentage — 50% — exceeds Government requirements on female representation on such boards.