Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Dáil Éireann Debate
105. Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Taoiseach if he will issue a breakdown of the remuneration packages in place for chief executive officers of all semi-State companies as of 27 January 2011, specifying in detail any bonus, pension, expenses arrangements or otherwise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6457/12]
The Taoiseach: The National Economic and Social Development Office (NESDO) is the only State Agency under the aegis of my Department. The NESDO was established under the NESDO Act 2006 and is the body corporate for the National Economic and Social Council (NESC).
The Chief Officer of the National Economic and Social Development Office (NESDO) is also the Director of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC). He is paid for his role as Director of NESC at Assistant Secretary level in accordance with the relevant Pay Circular issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. He receives no additional salary for his role as Chief Officer of NESDO.
In addition to his salary, the Director receives an allowance of 16.66% of salary in lieu of pension. The Director is entitled to claim travel and subsistence expenses in line with the relevant Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Circulars. No bonus arrangements apply.
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