Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Justice, Equality and Defence
Mary Lou McDonald (Dublin Central, Sinn Fein)
Question 410: To ask the Minister for Defence if he will provide the following information regarding each of the State agencies (details supplied), namely, the total number of staff and their respective job titles; the total number of board members and their respective remuneration packages; the total annual wage bill for each agency and the total annual amount of central funding provided to each agency. [18187/11]
Alan Shatter (Minister, Department of Justice, Equality and Defence; Dublin South, Fine Gael)
The Office of the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces is listed by the Deputy and is under the aegis of the Department of Defence. The Department of Defence provides grant in aid on an annual basis to the Office of the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces. A grant in aid of â‚¬520,000 has been allocated for 2011, â‚¬300,000 of which is for salary costs. The Office of the Ombudsman has a staff level of four (4), consisting of the Ombudsman, an Investigation Officer (Assistant Principal Officer), a Case Administrator (Higher Executive Officer) and an Administrative Assistant (Clerical Officer). There is no Board associated with the Office of the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces.