Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Public Accounts Committee

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Appropriation Account 2018

9:00 am

Mr. Peter Finnegan:

The figures are as follows: political pensioners and former MEPs, 235; former Members - pensioners, 418; Civil Service and catering staff above junior clerk, 340. We have a weekly payroll that consists of political staff, clerical officers, staff in the bar, catering staff, ushers, service officers and cleaners. They total 815. There are 218 Members. We actually have one MEP.