Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Finian McGrath (Dublin North Central, Independent)
Question 286: To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide the number of retired persons serving on State boards and commissions; and the amount it is costing the State. [10361/12]
Brendan Howlin (Minister, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform; Wexford, Labour)
In response to the Deputy’s question details in relation to the number of retired persons serving on State Boards or commissions under the aegis of my Department are as follows:
An Post National Lottery have two retirees sitting on their board. The total annual fees for these two members is €25,000.
The Public Appointments Service have three retirees sitting on their board. The total annual fees for these three members is €27,360.