Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Department of Justice, Equality and Defence
Garda Civilian Staff
Question 530: To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of requests received from An Garda Síochána to employ additional civilian staff in the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and to date in 2012; the job title of each request; the number of requests that were approved, pending or refused in each of these years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8218/12]
The number of requests sought, approved and refused, for additional civilian staff in An Garda Síochána for the years 2009-2011 and to date in 2012 was as set out in the attached table. It must be remembered that the moratorium on public service recruitment and appointments continues to apply in the Garda Síochána for civilian staff and sworn members. Derogations may be sought from the moratorium in exceptional circumstances from the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
|2011||Crime and Policing Analysts||2||0||2|
|2011||Higher Executive Officer||7||4||3|
|2011||District Finance Officers||To replace as required||Acting up posts where necessary||Permanent replacements|
*Sanction was received for the filling of 20 temporary clerical officer positions in 2011 in the central vetting unit in Thurles.