Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Department of Agriculture, Marine and Food
Shane Ross (Dublin South, Independent)
Question 566: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will list all appointments to State boards and agencies made by him since he came to power; the persons appointed; the boards and agencies to which they were appointed; the remuneration details of each appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7815/12]
Simon Coveney (Minister, Department of Agriculture, the Marine and Food; Cork South Central, Fine Gael)
There are currently 12 State Bodies that fall under the aegis of my Department. Of these, I have made appointments to those Boards listed in the following table since I became Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
While the remuneration quoted is payable to all Board members, there are some who do not avail of this money.
|Body/Agency||No of Board Members||No of Board appointments||Name||Remuneration Rates per annum|
|Aquaculture Licensing Appeals Board||7||1||Brendan Brice||Chair: €8,978Ordinary member: €5,985|
|An Bord Bia||15||7( including the Chair)||Michael Carey (Chair)Gary BrownMichael CroninRhona HollandJohn KingstonBrody SweeneyJohn Comer||Chair: €20,520Ordinary member: €11,970|
|Bord na gCon||7||4||Philip Meaney (Chair)Matt MurphyBrendan MooreTim Gilbert||Chair: €21,600Ordinary member: €12,600|
|Coillte||9||1||Oliver McCabe||Chair:€21,600Ordinary member: €12,600|
|Horse Racing Ireland||7||3||Neville O’ByrneMary O’ConnorNoel Meade||Chair: €21,600Ordinary member: €12,600|
|Teagasc||11||1||Thomas Cooke – nominated by ICMSA||Chair: €20,520Ordinary member: €11,970|
|Veterinary Council||19||5||Michael Joseph SheahanPeadar Ó’ScanaillMichael Patrick Mary SadlierDeirdre Patricia CampionMartin Blake||No remuneration is paid to Board members|