Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Department of the Taoiseach Staff.

Tuesday, 9 December 1980

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 325 No. 4

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Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  asked the Taoiseach the number of people employed in his Department on 1 January and 1 December 1980.

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  The number of staff employed in my Department on 1 January 1980 was 76. On 1 December the figure was 174.

The increase is largely due to the assumption by my Department of responsibility for the National Board for Science and Technology and for the messenger and cleaning service in the north block of Government Buildings.

[566]Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  Will the Taoiseach state how many of the 98 extra personnel will be taken up by the National Board for Science and Technology?

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  Nineteen.

Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  I take it the remainder are employed for cleaning duties?

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  The figures are 49 and 19 under two different categories of the kind referred to by the Deputy—a total of 68.

Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  In what capacity?

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  Messengers, cleaners, paperkeepers and so on. This resulted entirely from a transfer from the Department of Finance to my Department of responsibility for this sort of service.

Dr. FitzGerald: Information on Garrett Fitzgerald  Zoom on Garrett Fitzgerald  What about the other dozen?

Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  There are about 12 missing from the Taoiseach's calculations.

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  There is an addition of about 13 general office staff for the Department of the Taoiseach.

Mr. O'Toole: Information on Patrick O'Toole  Zoom on Patrick O'Toole  Will the Taoiseach state the grade of the general office staff?

The Taoiseach: Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  From secretary to paperkeeper.


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