Dáil Éireann - Volume 672 - 28 January, 2009
Written Answers. - Ministerial Staff.
Deputy Enda Kenny Deputy Enda Kenny
Deputy Enda Kenny asked the Minister for Finance the cost, in tabular format, including salary and pension payments, of each of the programme managers, special advisers, assistants or other staff appointed by him in 2007 post election and 2008; the names, titles and duties of each of the staff appointed during these periods; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2613/09]
Deputy Brian Lenihan Deputy Brian Lenihan
Deputy Brian Lenihan: I appointed Ms. Cathy Herbert in May 2008 as Special Adviser. She provides advice to me and monitors, facilitates and secures the achievement of Government objectives that relate to my Department, and performs such other functions as may be directed by me. I appointed Ms. Maura Cosgrove and Ms. Marian Quinlan in May 2008 as Personal Assistant and Personal Secretary respectively. They provide me with administrative/secretarial support. I am also assisted in this regard by two permanent civil servants who are on loan from other Government Departments.
The salary scales in each case are set out in the table.
The special Adviser is in receipt of a contribution of 11% of salary in lieu of membership of civil service superannuation schemes. The remaining staff are covered by civil service pension arrangements.
Dáil Éireann 672 Written Answers. Ministerial Staff.