Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 7 February 2019
Public Accounts Committee
2017 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 1 - President's Establishment
Vote 2 - Department of the Taoiseach
That is as good an answer as I will get on the issue.
On employee numbers, there were 228 staff at year-end in 2017 and 204 at year-end in 2016. What was the reason for the significant increase of 12% or 24 staff in 2017?