Thursday, 13 October 2011
Dáil Éireann Debate
69. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide a list of all appointments to State boards, including any appointments to the position of chairperson shown separately, he has made since coming to office; the details of any remuneration or expenses arrangement that applies in respect of each appointment; the vacancies on the boards that had been publicly advertised; and the prospective nominees that went before the Oireachtas committee for questioning. [29272/11]
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Brendan Howlin): The information requested by the Deputy in relation State Boards under the aegis of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is contained in the table.
|Name of board member||Remuneration|
|Mr. Eddie Sullivan, Chairman||€11,970 pa|
|Mr. Des Dowling, Assistant Secretary — Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government||NIL|
|Ms Deirdre O’Keeffe, Assistant Secretary — Department of Justice and Equality||NIL|
|Patricia Coleman, Director — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform||NIL|
|Mr. Seán McGrath — National Director of HR in the HSE||NIL|
|Ms Judith Eve — former Chairperson the Civil Service Commissioners, Northern Ireland — Ministerial Nomination||€7,695 pa|
|Mr. Eddie Molloy — HR Consultant — Ministerial Nomination||€7,695 pa|
|Mr. Dan Murphy, former General Secretary of the PSEU — nominated by ICTU||€7,695 pa|
|Mr. Bryan Andrews as CEO of the PAS holding office on an ex officio basis.||NIL|
The Vacancies on the Public Appointments Service board were not publicly advertised and prospective nominees were not referred to the Oireachtas committee. They were made in accordance with Section 36 of the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004.
On the 26th July 2011, the following re-appointments were made to the Arbitration Boards under the terms of the conciliation and arbitration schemes for the Civil Service, the Defence Forces, the Gardaí and Teachers:
The Chairperson of the Arbitration Boards receives €786 per sitting day. Mr Wall who sits on the Arbitration Boards for the Civil Service and Teachers receives an annual retainer of €4,625 to cover 11 sitting days. Other Board members are paid €416 per sitting day.
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