Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Public Accounts Committee

2012 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 38 - Health
Vote 39 - Health Service Executive
Section 38 - Agencies Remuneration

1:35 pm

Mr. Barry O'Brien:

It is very clear in pay policy. They will make the business case to the HSE. If the HSE sees merit in it, it will seek the approval of the Department of Health and, where necessary, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

Therefore, it is not a case of someone just-----