Dáil Éireann - Volume 611 - 07 December, 2005
Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.
Mr. Gilmore Mr. Gilmore
254. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the number of staff broken down by grade employed within the private and constituency office; the number of staff who are permanent civil servants; the number who are political appointees; the annual cost of each such office in terms of salary, overtime and expenses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38337/05]
Mr. Roche Mr. Roche
Mr. Roche: The staffing composition of my private and constituency offices is set out in the following tables.
Annual salary costs for the above, based on the rates of pay at 1 December 2005, amounts to €316,042.18.
 Annual salary costs for the above, based on the rates of pay at 1 December 2005, amount to €261,872.67.
Overtime and travel and subsistence are paid as the need arises, in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines, and to date in 2005 have amounted to €27,199.34 and €11,744.54, respectively, for both offices.
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