Minister for Tourism, Transport and Communications
if he will outline the curent levels of employment in the following companies (a) Bus Éireann, (b) Dublin Bus, (c) Iarnrod Éireann and (d) the parent holding company, CIE; and the way this compares with the total level of employment in CIE prior to having been broken up into subsidiary units.
Minister for Tourism, Transport and Communications (Mr. S. Brennan):
The information requested by the Deputy is given hereunder:
||Numbers employed on 31st December, 1990.
|(a) Bus Éireann
|(b) Bus Átha Cliath
|(c) Iarnrod Éireann
|(d) CIE holding company
Total employment within CIE prior to the establishment of the subsidiary companies in 1986 amounted to 13,667.